Fruit

Session recordings have been posted below.

Thursday, February 18

10 a.m. - Practical Monitoring Techniques Based on Insect Behavior

Michael Reinke

A review of common insect monitoring techniques with recommendations on when, where, and how each is best used. Examples of common insect pests will be included.
*1 credit - 1C, Comm CORE, Priv CORE

 

11 a.m. - The Mechanisms and Best Usage Practices for Most Used Fungicides

Tim Miles
A discussion of how and why different classes of fungicides work, and recommendations on how to use this information when deciding on which to use.
*1 credit - 1C, Comm CORE, Priv CORE
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This session is eligible for education hours for MSU Extension Master Gardeners

 

1 p.m. - Understanding and Minimizing Cold Damage in Fruit Crops

Mark Longstroth

Review of winter and spring cold events, how cold damages plants, and measures growers can use to reduce the impact cold on their crops.
*1 credit - 1C, Comm CORE, Priv CORE

 

2 p.m. - The Most Frustrating Weeds for MI Fruit Growers and How to Manage them

Sushila Chaudhari

A review of the "who's who" of the most difficult weeds to manage with recommendations on various tools to use on them.
*1 credit - 1C, Comm CORE, Priv CORE