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  • Squash bug eggs are copper-colored and laid in easily noticed masses. Photo by Gerald Holmes, California Polytechnic State University at San Luis Obispo, Bugwood.org.

    Southeast Michigan vegetable update — July 19, 2017

    Published on July 19, 2017

    High dew points and warm, overnight temperatures encourage foliar disease development. Check pre-tassel corn for western bean cutworm, and powdery mildew and downy mildew are appearing in vine crops.

  • East Michigan vegetable update – July 19, 2017

    Published on July 19, 2017

    Harvest of warm-season vegetable crops continues. Cool-season, single-harvest crops like cole crops are being harvested and replanted for fall. Machine pickle harvest has begun.