Michigan is the number one state in highbush blueberry production with growers producing over 100 million pounds of blueberries every year. This website was developed by Michigan State University’s Blueberry Team to communicate information about Michigan blueberry production and pest management for the blueberry industry.
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MSUE Blueberry News
Workshops designed to give blueberry growers a better understanding of pollination during bloom.
Posted on October 7, 2015 8:11am by Mark Longstroth
Participants at the 2015 IR-4 Food Use and Biopesticide Workshop identified the most important research projects for the 2016 IR-4 food-use research program.
Posted on October 5, 2015 10:29am by Satoru Miyazaki
A summary of the spotted wing Drosophila monitoring network reports for the 2015 season.
Posted on September 29, 2015 1:26pm by Julianna Wilson
Brown marmorated stink bug activity continues to increase in Berrien County; adults and nymphs were found feeding on apples. Damaged peaches by BMSB near Grand Rapids has been reported for the second year in a row.
Posted on September 16, 2015 9:26am by Julianna Wilson
Michigan residents can help determine where Extension faculty and staff members should place their emphasis.
Posted on September 16, 2015 9:05am by Beth Stuever
Blueberry harvest is coming to an end and fall raspberries continue producing good quality fruit with relatively few problems.
Posted on September 8, 2015 2:27pm by Carlos García-Salazar
Apple harvest is starting to take off with Gala and Honeycrisp harvest underway.
Posted on September 8, 2015 2:05pm by Mark Longstroth
Gala and McIntosh apple harvest is underway, as are other tree fruits and fall red raspberries.
Posted on September 8, 2015 12:50pm by Bob Tritten
Peach harvest is winding down and apple harvest is just beginning.
Posted on September 2, 2015 2:53pm by Bill Shane
Spotted wing Drosophila infestations continue on all berry fields. Blueberry harvest is ending in southern counties, while Elliott and some Jersey fields are in full harvests in Ottawa, Allegan and other northern counties.
Posted on September 2, 2015 2:32pm by Carlos Garcia-Salazar