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 18, 2021
Chlorothalonil is now autofilling as suggested text on our phones and computers. Corn earworm has finally made its big appearance, and heavy pressure on silking corn should remain through the season.
Published on August 11, 2021
Heat and humidity characterized this last week, and late comers to preventive fungicide management are playing catch up. Insects featured this week include beetles and caterpillars.
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.