• East Michigan fruit update – July 14, 2020

    Published on July 14, 2020

    Much needed precipitation brought some relief to some growers. For others less fortunate, drought conditions continue. Summer red and black raspberry harvest continues and blueberry harvest is starting for a few farms.

  • 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.

  • Detecting emerging pesticide resistance in grapes

    Published on July 1, 2020

    Timothy Miles, assistant professor and Extension specialist in Michigan State University’s (MSU) Department of Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences, researches the most effective management strategies for grape diseases.