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MSU Extension Cherries News
Leafroller populations are very high in many apple blocks. Crop load is variable in many tree fruits as bloom has ended.
Posted on May 19, 2015 3:01pm by Bob Tritten
Very cool conditions will hold insect pests back this week. Blueberries and strawberries are blooming.
Posted on May 19, 2015 2:20pm by Bill Shane
The roller coaster ride of weather continues in west central Michigan.
Posted on May 19, 2015 1:18pm by Amy Irish-Brown
Cool and dry conditions this week are not conducive for disease infections and will slow pest development.
Posted on May 19, 2015 11:38am by Nikki Rothwell
Chlorothalonil is recommended for cherry leaf spot control early in the season, but under current wet conditions this spring, growers need to maintain the 10-day retreatment interval between chlorothalonil applications.
Posted on May 15, 2015 2:40pm by Nikki Rothwell
Recent rainy, warm weather brought very high fire blight risks for apple and pear growers, and challenges with keeping covered for apple scab control.
Posted on May 12, 2015 3:05pm by Bob Tritten
Apple bloom is ending, blueberry bloom has begun and overall fruit crops look good.
Posted on May 12, 2015 2:57pm by Brad Baughman
Northwest Michigan fruit growers are continuing to protect for possible apple and cherry disease infections during recent wet weather.
Posted on May 12, 2015 11:35am by Emily Pochubay
Bloom is upon us again and it is time to review best management practices for protecting bees in orchards.
Posted on May 8, 2015 1:52pm by Julianna Wilson
Fruit growers are showing a renewed interest in pruning roots to make canopies more compact.
Posted on May 7, 2015 9:28am by Ron Perry