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MSU Extension Apples News
Leafroller populations are very high in many apple blocks. Crop load is variable in many tree fruits as bloom has ended.
Posted on May 19, 2015 3:01pm by Bob Tritten
Very cool conditions will hold insect pests back this week. Blueberries and strawberries are blooming.
Posted on May 19, 2015 2:20pm by Bill Shane
The roller coaster ride of weather continues in west central Michigan.
Posted on May 19, 2015 1:18pm by Amy Irish-Brown
Cool and dry conditions this week are not conducive for disease infections and will slow pest development.
Posted on May 19, 2015 11:38am by Nikki Rothwell
Extended periods of rainy weather spell “feast” for fungal plant pathogens, since they are highly dependent on moisture for their growth and infection.
Posted on May 12, 2015 3:37pm by Annemiek Schilder
Recent rainy, warm weather brought very high fire blight risks for apple and pear growers, and challenges with keeping covered for apple scab control.
Posted on May 12, 2015 3:05pm by Bob Tritten
Apple bloom is ending, blueberry bloom has begun and overall fruit crops look good.
Posted on May 12, 2015 2:57pm by Brad Baughman
Wet conditions create disease pressure in tree fruits in west central Michigan.
Posted on May 12, 2015 2:45pm by Amy Irish-Brown
Apple growers should protect valuable blocks with an increased seasonal rate.
Posted on May 12, 2015 12:50pm by Phil Schwallier
Northwest Michigan fruit growers are continuing to protect for possible apple and cherry disease infections during recent wet weather.
Posted on May 12, 2015 11:35am by Emily Pochubay