Michigan vegetable updates – Sept. 9, 2020

East Michigan crop reports Zucchini and yellow squash are being picked clean of their large fruits this week. Some growers are picking pumpkins and winter squashes for covered storage this week to limit sunscald and potential for fruit rots as the fall gets wetter. Continue Reading Southeast Michigan crop reports Pumpkins and winter squash are being harvested markets. Fruit look good, […]

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August 2020 Michigan Vegetable Updates | MSU Extension

East Michigan vegetable update – Aug. 12, 2020 Cucumber harvest has stopped on some farms and plants have been pulled. Since downy mildew has become such a regular and expensive disease to control, some farms have just stopped growing later cucumber crops. Melon and watermelon picking has been strong. Pumpkins and most winter squashes are looking very healthy on most farms, with […]

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Sept. 4, 2019 Michigan Vegetable Updates | MSU Extension Vegetables

Southwest Michigan vegetable update Crop reports Cool temperatures and lower light levels will begin to affect crop development and quality. For some reason, cantaloupe begins to lose its netting (see photo). Disease report Vine crop producers still need to be diligent in their downy and powdery mildew control. This is especially true on pumpkins that still have a significant […]

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