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  • Pile of stink bugs

    Brown marmorated stink bug update for Sept. 13, 2019

    Published on September 13, 2019

    Fruit and vegetable being monitored for brown marmorated stink bugs in southern Michigan have a significant increase in numbers this week. Include this pest in your management plan in susceptible crops.

  • East Michigan fruit update – Sept. 4, 2019

    Published on September 4, 2019

    Brown marmorated stink bug populations are on the rise at some farms. Gala and McIntosh apple varieties are nearing maturity. There is a wide range of soil moisture levels across the region.

  • East Michigan fruit update – Aug. 20, 2019

    Published on August 20, 2019

    Red haven peach and fall red raspberry harvest is in full swing. Most fruit farms are experiencing dry soils with some growers seeing signs of drought stress in tree and small fruits planted this spring.

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