Hops News Archive

June, 2015

  • Michigan hop scouting report for June 10, 2015

    June 11, 2015 | Erin Lizotte | Downy mildew continues to be a problem for growers, with difficult spray weather and weed control issues likely contributing to the problem. Potato leafhopper are present in significant numbers and twospotted spider mites are visible at low levels.

  • Management options for hopyards with downy mildew

    June 5, 2015 | Erin Lizotte | Downy mildew infections are widespread due to spring conditions that were ideal for fungal growth and difficult for fungicide application.