Published on August 12, 2021
Burs continue to develop around the state. Potato leafhopper and Japanese beetle numbers are high in some areas.
Published on August 10, 2021
Spotted wing Drosophila and brown marmorated stink bug number are increasing.
Published on August 3, 2021
Grapes are beginning veraison. Summer fruit harvest continues.
Published on July 29, 2021
Japanese beetle numbers are up, particularly in northwest Michigan.
Published on July 23, 2021
Burs are forming. Drought conditions have abated.
Published on July 22, 2021
Visit the Trevor Nichols Research Center in Fennville, Michigan, on Sept. 28, 2021, to learn the results of 2021 field research by MSU fruit specialists.
Published on July 20, 2021
Summer insect populations are continuing to increase.
Published on July 15, 2021
Pollen shed is coming to an end and catkins are browning in most observed cultivars.
Published on July 1, 2021
Pollen shed is underway in most locations. Japanese beetle emergence begun in southern Michigan. The window for lecanium scale crawler management is approaching.
Published on June 29, 2021
The region saw 3-6 inches of rain in the past week. Soils are saturated.