• East Michigan fruit update – May 26, 2020

    Published on May 26, 2020

    With warmer temperatures of the last week, fruit crops have taken on big swell of new growth. Bloom is almost finished for all of our fruit crops.

  • Good strawberry bloom on the left, frost damaged bloom on the right

    East Michigan fruit update – May 19, 2020

    Published on May 19, 2020

    The region experienced another major freeze event resulting in additional damage to flower buds in most tree fruits. Substantial rains brought two heavy apple scab infection periods and very wet soils. There are many black blossoms in strawberry fields.