Our research and extension program aims to develop integrated management strategies for current and emerging potato and sugar beet diseases. Current investigations of pathogen biology, ecology, and disease epidemiology help us develop tools, including predictive models and remote sensing technologies, for use in effective and economical disease management.
Published on August 4, 2021
Pepper and onion harvest is ramping up. Pumpkins are starting to color on some farms.
Published on July 28, 2021
Diseases are showing up after a recent bout of favorable weather.
Published on July 21, 2021
We are waiting on melons and watermelons to complete the full assortment of Michigan summer vegetables at market. Disease pressure is high.
Published on July 14, 2021
The first significant harvests of sweet corn and snap beans started this week. Disease and nutrient-related symptoms are showing up following prolonged wet period.
Published on July 7, 2021
Vegetable report for the holiday week.