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  • East Michigan fruit update – July 7, 2020

    Published on July 7, 2020

    Drought conditions have worsened. It has been nearly a month since most farms received rain. Black raspberry harvest is staring, summer red raspberry and saskatoon harvest continues, and tart cherry harvest is nearly complete.

  • Saskatoons

    East Michigan fruit update – June 30, 2020

    Published on June 30, 2020

    Strawberry harvest has finished at most farms. Summer red raspberry, sweet cherry and saskatoon harvest is getting started. A few areas received good precipitation last weekend, but drought conditions continue in most areas.

  • Blueberry showing pH problems

    West central Michigan small fruit update – June 30, 2020

    Published on June 30, 2020

    Strawberry harvest is almost complete. Harvest of early blueberry varieties started this week in Allegan and Van Buren counties. Some high tunnel produced raspberries are also harvested, and summer raspberries will start soon.