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MSU Extension Apples News
To determine the effectiveness of our statewide spotted wing Drosophila monitoring program, we are asking growers to take a quick survey.
Posted on November 12, 2014 4:47pm by Nikki Rothwell
The end of the 2014 apple harvest is in sight.
Posted on October 22, 2014 12:42pm by Phil Schwallier
With a good weather forecast for the next week, apple growers are seeing that the harvest finish line is near.
Posted on October 22, 2014 9:37am by Bob Tritten
We are encouraging Michigan fruit growers to take a short survey to measure the effectiveness of MSU Extension’s 2014 spotted wing Drosophila statewide monitoring program.
Posted on October 21, 2014 9:51am by Nikki Rothwell
Try our new search tool to help in identifying diseases, insect and mite pests and beneficials of tree fruit. By using the tool, you can help us continue to improve it.
Posted on October 17, 2014 10:57am by Julianna Wilson
Apple harvest has moved along at a rapid pace over the last week, with most growers now seeing the end of harvest in sight.
Posted on October 15, 2014 12:28pm by Bob Tritten
Heavy rains have slowed harvest only slightly.
Posted on October 15, 2014 12:26pm by Amy Irish-Brown
The northwest region continues to receive a lot of rainfall, which is slowing apple harvest in the north.
Posted on October 15, 2014 11:17am by Emily Pochubay
Apple harvest in southwest Michigan is rounding third base and heading for home. Golden Delicious and Red Delicious harvest are mostly done. Growers are concentrating on Ida Red and Fuji, with Braeburn yet to go.
Posted on October 15, 2014 9:50am by Bill Shane
Brown marmorated stink bug trap catches were lower this week, and with the exception of a few hotspots, were not detected in the majority of our trapping sites. Reports of aggregations on commercial and residential buildings continue to come in.
Posted on October 13, 2014 11:48am by Julianna Wilson