• Honeycrisp apples

    East Michigan apple maturity report – Sept. 23, 2020

    Published on September 23, 2020

    Honeycrisp harvest is well along and maturing quickly. Early Fuji and Jonagold are ready for harvest. Most growers are picking out long and with the weather we are having are able to keep up on harvest.

  • Chinook hop harvest

    Postharvest hopyard considerations

    Published on September 22, 2020

    With harvest wrapping up, many growers are thinking about preparing their hopyards for winter and planning for next year.

  • A picture of a Chinook Cup

    4th annual Michigan Chinook Cup

    Published on September 18, 2020

    Hop Growers of Michigan members encouraged to save a brewer’s cut sample for the competition.

  • Bitter pit symptoms in apple

    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.