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High pressure from spotted wing Drosophila continues. Susceptible crops must be protected or risk infestation.
Posted on August 26, 2015 9:33am by Julianna Wilson
Brown marmorated stink bug nymphs were caught in three monitoring network traps in Berrien and Grand Traverse counties this week.
Posted on August 26, 2015 9:25am by Julianna Wilson
Fall red raspberry harvest is in full swing, late summer apples continue to be harvested and peach and blueberry harvest is winding down at most farms.
Posted on August 25, 2015 2:56pm by Bob Tritten
Peach harvest has passed the peak. Apple season is cranking up as more varieties are being harvested.
Posted on August 25, 2015 2:16pm by Bill Shane
Elliot is the main blueberry variety being harvested. A tight spotted wing Drosophila control is critical to maintain fruit quality and yield.
Posted on August 18, 2015 4:11pm by Carlos García-Salazar
High pressure from spotted wing Drosophila continues and some growers are still not aware this pest is a statewide problem. Fortunately, susceptible crops can be protected.
Posted on August 18, 2015 3:54pm by Julianna Wilson
Only one site near Stevensville, Michigan, is reporting brown marmorated stink bugs in traps this week.
Posted on August 18, 2015 3:43pm by Julianna Wilson
Peach harvest is in full swing and early apple harvest has begun.
Posted on August 18, 2015 3:33pm by Mark Longstroth
Fall red raspberry harvest begins, peach harvest continues and blueberry harvest winds down at most farms.
Posted on August 18, 2015 3:09pm by Bob Tritten
High pressure from spotted wing Drosophila is continuing in some areas. Maintain protection of susceptible crops.
Posted on August 11, 2015 3:51pm by Julianna Wilson