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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
Cooler weather has resulted in outstanding apple quality.
Posted on October 13, 2014 11:08am by Phil Schwallier
Harvest of Golden Delicious in southwest Michigan is well underway with Red Delicious ramping up. Rain has hampered harvesting somewhat. Fruit size is generally very good where fruit were thinned properly.
Posted on October 8, 2014 12:37pm by Bill Shane
Apple varieties are not maturing in the typical order this season.
Posted on October 8, 2014 12:34pm by Bob Tritten
Wet conditions have slowed apple harvest in northwest Michigan, and growers are waiting for clear days to pick the ripening crop.
Posted on October 8, 2014 12:32pm by Nikki Rothwell