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  • Boxwood blight on plants

    Preventing boxwood blight in nurseries

    Published on September 10, 2019

    Boxwood blight was detected on plants sold at retailers during the spring sales season in Michigan. Nursery growers should be familiar with the symptoms and vigilant when inspecting their own stock and buying in product from other nurseries.

  • Winter injury on boxwood

    Browning of boxwood: Is it boxwood blight?

    Published on September 10, 2019

    While the browning and defoliation of boxwood is a key symptom of boxwood blight, there are a number of other look-alike plant problems.

  • Growing Lavender promo picture

    New lavender online course now available

    Published on August 6, 2019

    Ready to turn your garden purple? A new online course will teach growers how to establish lavender, manage, harvest and market the crop.

  • Drying field

    When will the cool, wet weather end?

    Published on June 24, 2019

    MSU agricultural meteorologist Jeff Andresen gives insight on recent weather and predictions for the rest of the summer.

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