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  • East Michigan fruit update – May 22, 2018

    Published on May 22, 2018

    Apple bloom continues across the region, leaving fire blight risk high. Strawberries are in full bloom, beginning of harvest will be much later than normal.

  • East Michigan fruit update – May 15, 2018

    Published on May 15, 2018

    Apples are in bloom across the region. Apple growers across the southern two triers of counties have had a very long wetting event, making for tough conditions for apple scab and fire blight management.

  • Northwest Michigan fruit update – May 8, 2018

    Published on May 8, 2018

    With the recent rains and warming temperatures, tree development is starting to move along; growers are finishing pruning and removing brush. Dormant apple sprays went on late last week.

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