Published on July 17, 2018
Levels of SWD in traps continue to rise in southern Michigan, are leveling off mid-state, and dipping a bit in the north.
Published on July 13, 2018
SWD numbers are six times higher than in past years at this time during the season. Although trap numbers are down this week, be cautious with management decisions as rain, humidity and wet weather will likely stimulate SWD activity.
Published on July 12, 2018
Thrips and spider mites are common pest problems in many vegetable crops in Michigan. Find out more about their biology and management in the field.
Published on July 10, 2018
Watch out for early feeding damage by brown marmorated stink bugs in developing Gala, Honeycrisp and Golden Delicious apples. Nymphs can be found in abundance on non-crop hosts in some areas.