Published on May 24, 2022
Spring blooming crops are beginning to size up. Brambles and other later blooming crops are beginning.
Published on May 17, 2022
Crop development was very fast last week. Tree fruit bloom is almost finished.
Published on May 10, 2022
Hot weather this week will speed up crop development.
Published on May 3, 2022
Blooming of fruit crops is becoming more widespread. Bees are visiting open flowers.
Published on April 26, 2022
Sweet cherry bloom has begun. Last week’s Sunday freeze does not seem to have had any significant impacts on fruit crops.
Published on April 19, 2022
Bloom has begun in apricots. More blooming crops are expected by the end of the week.
Published on April 12, 2022
Petal tissues are starting to be seen in some stone fruit. Some apples are near tight cluster. Development will continue with this week’s warmer weather.
Published on April 11, 2022
The $2.75M gift from Mary Tatter honors her passion for youth education and commemorates her late husband MSU alumnus Jordan Tatter, ’60 entomology.
Published on April 5, 2022
Most crops have continued development despite last week’s cool weather.
Published on March 29, 2022
These weekly updates, held virtually and in person, will keep growers current on pest and disease developments throughout the season and offer RUP credits.