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MSU Extension Cherries News
Spotted wing Drosophila webinar on Friday, Nov. 20, 2015, will provide an in-depth discussion to develop an industry approach to manage the invasive fruit fly pest in Michigan cherries.
Posted on November 18, 2015 1:20pm by Bob Tritten
Michigan residents can help determine where Extension faculty and staff members should place their emphasis.
Posted on November 16, 2015 11:10am by Beth Stuever
Now is the time for producers to plan their pesticide storage for the winter.
Posted on November 3, 2015 9:11am by Christina Curell
Handy, new, pocket-sized guide will help gardeners, farmers and landscapers support bee species.
Posted on October 21, 2015 10:44am by Rufus Isaacs
Apply herbicides in fall for improved control of difficult weeds in tree fruit and small fruit.
Posted on October 20, 2015 9:42am by Bernard Zandstra
Stresses such as drought, which causes growth to stop and start, can confuse woody perennials and cause out of sync bloom.
Posted on October 16, 2015 10:16am 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
Apple harvest is starting to take off with Gala and Honeycrisp harvest underway.
Posted on September 8, 2015 2:05pm by Mark Longstroth