Apple growers to vote on tax

Updated: Monday, March 4 2013, 06:08 PM EST
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(NEWSCHANNEL 3) - More than 800 Michigan apple growers will cast ballots this week to decide if it's worth taxing themselves to promote apples.

Growers pay a fee depending on weight and whether the apples are grown for fresh market, processing or juice.

Those fees can bring in more than $2-million which goes towards developing new markets, education and apple research.

The program was last approved in 2008 and must be renewed every five years.Apple growers to vote on tax
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