Published on August 3, 2021
Grapes are beginning veraison. Summer fruit harvest continues.
Published on July 20, 2021
Summer insect populations are continuing to increase.
Published on June 29, 2021
The region saw 3-6 inches of rain in the past week. Soils are saturated.
Published on June 23, 2021
Potato leafhopper numbers are climbing and rose chafer are actively feeding. Gypsy moth are an issue in some locations.
Published on June 22, 2021
Sweet cherry harvest is underway. Other small fruits are harvesting in southern parts of the region.
Published on June 21, 2021
Potato leafhopper numbers are climbing and black stem borer emergence continues.
Published on June 15, 2021
Strawberry harvest continues. Sweet cherry harvest is beginning.
Published on June 8, 2021
With the heat and lack of rain, some crops are beginning to show drought stress. Irrigation is important to maintain fruit and plant growth.
Published on June 1, 2021
Last week’s rains were welcomed by the fruit crops, but more is needed to reverse this season’s lack of moisture.
Published on May 28, 2021
Conditions remain dry as leaves expand and tree water demand increases.