Published on November 7, 2018
The Food Safety Modernization Act requires quantitative E. coli testing of water used on produce farms. Growers will be looking for local labs.
Published on October 4, 2018
Growers needing a few more credits in 2018 have until Dec. 31 to complete the online Desire to Learn IPM course.
Published on October 2, 2018
Participants at the 2018 IR-4 Food Use Workshop identified the most important research projects for the 2019 IR-4 food-use research program.
Published on September 19, 2018
Brown marmorated stink bug trap catches have taken a sharp rise at some east Michigan farms. Apple and fall red raspberry harvest are in full swing.
Published on September 5, 2018
Weather-related events affected the 2018 blueberry crop and impacted Michigan’s blueberry productivity once again.
Published on September 4, 2018
Most areas received ample rains over the last two weeks, bringing seasonal totals back to normal to above normal levels. Drought continues for a few growers, mainly in the southern reaches of the region.