Published on April 15, 2016
This 4-page bulletin from MSU discusses the symptoms of each disease, depicted with full-color photos. The annual cycle of the diseases is both explained in the text as well as visually with a graphic and discusses management strategies.
Published on March 31, 2016
This 3-page bulletin from Michigan State University details the symptoms of the disease using full-color photos. It discusses TSPS in Michigan as well as monitoring and management.
Published on February 12, 2016
Optimizing nitrogen (N) use achieves multiple goals. It enhances tuber quality and storeability, preserves groundwater quality and minimizes costs.
Published on October 12, 2018
The potato variety trial and field day will be held August 29, 4-7 p.m. at Vandamme Farms in Rock Michigan. The feild day is funded by the Michigan Potato Industry Commission to evaluate varieties and educate potato farmers on new management practices.
Published on August 30, 2018
No additional late blight detections reported. Recent weather has increased risk to high levels in some northern Michigan growing regions.
Published on August 22, 2018
No additional late blight detections have been reported. Recent weather has increased risk to high levels in southern, central and eastern Michigan growing regions.
Published on August 15, 2018
Late blight has been confirmed on commercial potatoes in Monroe County. There are predicted high risk levels throughout southern growing regions.
Published on August 10, 2018
No late blight reported in Michigan, but confirmed reports in neighboring states, two counties in Wisconsin and in Illinois.
Published on August 8, 2018
No late blight reported, however, recent weather was favorable for disease. Risk is moderate for all Michigan potato growing regions.