• Marquette grapes

    Michigan grape scouting report – July 29, 2020

    Published on July 29, 2020

    Early varieties are beginning veraison in southern vineyards and downy mildew is visible in unprotected fields. Egglaying by third generation grape berry moth is expected to start next week in southwest Michigan.

  • West central Michigan small fruit update – July 28, 2020

    Published on July 28, 2020

    Spotted wing Drosophila (SWD) continues as the major threat for blueberries and raspberries. Timely insecticide applications and fruit sampling after each application is critical to ensure the effectiveness of your SWD control program.