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    East Michigan fruit update – Sept. 16, 2020

    Published on September 16, 2020

    Apple harvest is in full swing. Gala harvest is nearly complete with Honeycrisp and McIntosh harvest continuing. More rains have finally come to the region over the last two weeks.

  • East Michigan apple maturity report – Sept. 16, 2020

    Published on September 16, 2020

    Gala harvest is nearly complete. McIntosh harvest started last week and Honeycrisp harvest started this week. Early Fuji need more time to mature. Five apple varieties were tested for the first time this season.

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