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Michigan expecting record apple harvest

Posted: 8:36 AM, Aug 31, 2016
Updated: 2016-09-27 14:52:03Z

'Tis the season - Michigan's apple harvest is underway.

This year experts are predicting a record crop of 31 million bushels.

This is an increase of 7 million bushels from last year, making this years the biggest ever for the state. 

The Michigan Apple Committee credits advances in technology and a rising number of growers using high density orchards. 

Some of the less popular apples have already been harvest, but the main harvest happens in September and October.