Published on May 4, 2021
The warm week stimulated quick development. Many crops have made it through the freezes in good shape.
Published on June 29, 2021
The region saw 3-6 inches of rain in the past week. Soils are saturated.
Published on June 22, 2021
Sweet cherry harvest is underway. Other small fruits are harvesting in southern parts of the region.
Published on May 18, 2021
Tree fruit crops are beginning to size, making load assessments easier this week. So far, most crops survived the April freezes well.
Published on June 8, 2021
With the heat and lack of rain, some crops are beginning to show drought stress. Irrigation is important to maintain fruit and plant growth.
Published on May 25, 2021
With the warm weather came rapid fruit development. Water stress is showing up as a result of the lack of rain in southwest Michigan.