Published on June 9, 2021
Grape bloom has started in southern Michigan. Bloom on hybrid wine grapes and early vinifera should begin soon in northern parts of the state. Now is a critical time to control diseases.
Published on June 8, 2021
With the heat and lack of rain, some crops are beginning to show drought stress. Irrigation is important to maintain fruit and plant growth.
Published on June 2, 2021
The heat from the past week helped grapes to move quickly. Shoots are lengthening throughout Michigan and clusters are becoming visible.
Published on June 1, 2021
Last week’s rains were welcomed by the fruit crops, but more is needed to reverse this season’s lack of moisture.
Published on May 26, 2021
Growers may want to alter pest management practices depending on how much winter damage has occurred in vineyards.