News

  • West central Michigan small fruit update – July 28, 2020

    Published on July 28, 2020

    Spotted wing Drosophila (SWD) continues as the major threat for blueberries and raspberries. Timely insecticide applications and fruit sampling after each application is critical to ensure the effectiveness of your SWD control program.

  • Strawberries

    East Michigan fruit update – July 28, 2020

    Published on July 28, 2020

    With another week of hot temperatures and not much precipitation, drought conditions returned. Blueberry harvest continues, early peach harvest begins and summer red and black raspberry harvest is ending.

  • Corn field with rain puddles

    Million-dollar rain

    Published on July 23, 2020

    What is 1 inch of rainfall worth to irrigators at peak time of importance?