Yields for apples and other fruit in Michigan are on pace to exceed last year. The apple crop in Michigan, the third-largest U.S. producer, is projected at 25 million bushels — about the same as the record high set in 1995.
Apples alone translate to $800 million worth of economic impact in the state, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
In Michigan, you take good economic news wherever you can find it and this morning that comes with the state's apple crop along with other fruits. Check this morning's story in the Detroit News about what's expected.