Fruit & Nuts News Archive
August 1, 2014 | Erin Lizotte | Two-spotted spider mite populations are high and growers should carefully monitor for this pest that can affect cone quality and act as a contaminate pest at harvest. Potato leafhopper and downy mildew continue to be observed.
August 1, 2014 | Erin Lizotte | European red mite populations are building in area orchards and potato leafhopper damage is becoming more apparent. Growers should be scouting for these pests regularly and monitoring pressure.
August 1, 2014 | Dennis Fulbright | ‘Colossal,’ ‘Nevada,’ ‘Precoce Migoule’ and other cultivars are susceptible and should be checked for chestnut blight cankers in July.
August 1, 2014 | Julianna Wilson | We are back to no brown marmorated stink bug detections this week as the statewide monitoring program continues in fruit and vegetable production areas across Michigan.