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MSUE Grapes News
Scout now to determine presence or absence of leafroll virus and its vector, mealybugs.
Posted on August 27, 2014 10:43am by Rufus Isaacs
If humid conditions persist, Botrytis pressure may be high this year. Remove leaves from around grape clusters and protect clusters with effective fungicides.
Posted on August 26, 2014 4:57pm by Annemiek Schilder
Participate in a fungicide-resistance survey for Botrytis in grapes.
Posted on August 26, 2014 4:41pm by Annemiek Schilder
Spotted wing Drosophila numbers continue to rise across the monitoring network. Protect susceptible crops where they are detected.
Posted on August 26, 2014 4:32pm by Julianna Wilson
Summer fruit harvest continues and grapes are in veraison.
Posted on August 26, 2014 9:22am by Mark Longstroth
Don't put away the sprayer yet. Grape berry moth egglaying is likely to be prolonged and late season insect and disease control may still be required.
Posted on August 26, 2014 8:51am by Keith Mason
Spotted wing Drosophila numbers continue to rise across the monitoring network. Protect susceptible crops where SWD are detected.
Posted on August 20, 2014 8:20am by Julianna Wilson
Downy and powdery mildew are present in grapes. The period of highest fruit susceptibility has mostly passed, but infections may still be actively sporulating. Scout for symptoms and use a combination of protectant and systemic fungicides for control.
Posted on August 19, 2014 4:32pm by Annemiek Schilder
Paula Red apple harvest is complete at most farms, with Earligold and Zestar coming along quickly.
Posted on August 19, 2014 2:36pm by Bob Tritten
Cherry harvest is winding down in northwest Michigan.
Posted on August 19, 2014 2:12pm by Emily Pochubay