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MSU Extension Apples News
Apple harvest has begun and quality is looking good. Codling moth and apple maggot catches are up in some areas. Grapes are ripening and some grapes have moderate to high disease pressure.
Posted on September 2, 2014 2:44pm by Emily Pochubay
Summer fruit harvest is ending and the focus is shifting to apples and grapes. Pests are preparing for the end of the season.
Posted on September 2, 2014 11:55am by Bill Shane
Insects are behind crop development stage this summer.
Posted on September 2, 2014 11:53am by Amy Irish-Brown and Phil Schwallier
Fall red raspberry, blueberry and Bartlett pear harvest continues. Gala, McIntosh and Honeycrisp apple and purple plum harvest is coming soon.
Posted on September 2, 2014 11:49am by Bob Tritten
A single brown marmorated stink bug adult and two nymphs were caught near Stevensville, Michigan during the week of Aug. 22-29, 2014.
Posted on August 29, 2014 9:48am by Julianna Wilson
Spotted wing Drosophila numbers continue to rise across the monitoring network. Protect susceptible crops where they are detected.
Posted on August 26, 2014 4:32pm by Julianna Wilson
Presentations and related information from the 2014 Controlled Atmosphere (CA) Storage Clinic, held Aug. 6, are available at the MSU Apples website.
Posted on August 26, 2014 9:49am by Randy Beaudry
Summer fruit harvest continues and grapes are in veraison.
Posted on August 26, 2014 9:22am by Mark Longstroth
No brown marmorated stink bugs were caught during the week of Aug. 15-21, 2014.
Posted on August 22, 2014 1:23pm by Julianna Wilson
Trees with winter injury or drought stress can attract black stem borers. Proper identification, orchard sanitation and timing of control measures using ethanol-baited traps will help minimize its spread.
Posted on August 21, 2014 10:31am by Julianna Wilson