Save the date for IPM Grape Updates in Northwest Michigan
Editor’s note: This article is from the archives of the MSU Crop Advisory Team Alerts. Check the label of any pesticide referenced to ensure your use is included
Dates have been set for the Summer Grape IPM Updates in Northwest Michigan. Topics to be covered include horticulture, pathology and entomology. Feel free to bring along insect and disease samples for diagnosis and management recommendations.
These free updates run from 3:00 -5:00 PM and Pesticide Recertification Credits will be available. Dr. Annemiek Schilder will be at the Longcore Vineyard (11545 Bluff Rd, Traverse City) on May 7 to discuss protectant strategies for disease management with special emphasis on powdery mildew. Additional Updates will be held:
• June 4: Duke Elsner speaking at the NW Michigan Horticultural Research Station.
• July 9: Small Fruit specialist Paul Jenkins and Dr. Paolo Sabbatini speaking at 2 Lads Winery.
• August 6: Dr. Sabbatini speaking at the Ligon Farm at 3130 Old Mission Road.
• September 3: Dr. Rufus Isaacs will speak at Mawby’s.
We hope to see you all there!