Published on July 30, 2019
Spotted wing Drosophila numbers climbed sharply again the last week. The summer tsunami of the “spotted weapon of destruction” is here, and growers need to protect their berries now.
ReTain application at king bloom petal fall shows promise in increasing fruit set of SweeTango apples
Published on July 26, 2019
Plant growth regulator could be used at key timing to increase yield in shy-bearing SweeTango orchards, and has implications for other shy-bearing varieties in Michigan’s industry.
Published on July 24, 2019
As a pest that feeds on a wide variety of fruits and vegetables, pest management of brown marmorated stink bugs likely means biological control.
Published on July 23, 2019
Spotted wing Drosophila trap catch numbers have taken a big jump this week. Tart cherries, summer red and fall raspberries and blueberries need to be protected.