• winter wheat

    Planting the 2021 wheat crop

    Published on September 14, 2020

    Much of wheat’s yield potential is determined at planting. To attain top yields, timely planting coupled with appropriate seeding practices can be critical for ensuring an even and uniform stand.

  • Precipitation totals

    Southwest Michigan field crop update – Sept. 10, 2020

    Published on September 10, 2020

    Recent rainfall and cooler temperatures will help move crops toward the finish line. Diseases that love these conditions may be too late to ruin the party, depending on current crop development stage.

  • Golden Delicious

    East Michigan apple maturity report – Sept. 9, 2020

    Published on September 9, 2020

    Gala harvest continues this week, with some McIntosh strains now reaching maturity and are being spot picked. Honeycrisp and Early Fuji are still green and need more time to mature.