Michigan vegetable report | August 2022

Cucurbits report | August 17, 2022

All cucurbits are being harvested now including a few ripe pumpkins.

It is a good idea to maintain powdery mildew sprays for all vine crops, downy mildew sprays for cucumbers and melons, and Phytophthora sprays on vine crops grown with a field history of the disease.

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Cucurbits report | August 10, 2022

Watermelons in Michigan are starting to go to market, melons are reaching peak harvest, and more types are becoming available.

Powdery mildew was reported on pumpkins and hard squash across the state.

Downy mildew spores have been detected in all spore traps in the state’s network. Disease has been confirmed in cucumbers in Bay, Saginaw, Gratiot, Arenac, Muskegon, Allegan, Isabella and Ingham, and Clinton counties.

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