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  • East Michigan fruit update - July 3, 2018

    Published on July 3, 2018

    Sweet and tart cherry, summer red raspberry and saskatoon harvest continues. Black raspberry harvest is starting. All crops seem to be holding up well through the heat of the last few days. Cherry growers need to be on the lookout for cherry fruit fly.

  • West central Michigan small fruit update - July 3, 2018

    Published on July 3, 2018

    Intense heat wave affecting the state is causing problem for small fruit growers, especially for blueberry fields ready for harvest or that started harvesting. Sunburn on ripe fruit clusters is creating problems at harvest time.

  • West central Michigan small fruit update – June 26, 2018

    Published on June 26, 2018

    Summer insect and disease management in blueberries and other small fruit is fast approaching. Cane collapse and fruit rots in blueberries and the beginning of the spotted wing Drosophila (SWD) flies arrival should be the main focus of growers’ IPM program

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