Michigan fruit crop http://wmuk.org en Local Fruit Crops Mostly in Good Shape http://wmuk.org/post/local-fruit-crops-mostly-good-shape <p></p><p></p><p>Southwest Michigan’s fruit season generally gets underway in April. By July most growers have their hands full managing their crops. But in between, many attend weekly meetings held by the MSU Extension.</p><p>Their discussions cover every factor that could affect the harvest, from pests to weather. This year the harsh winter took a bite out of several crops, including grapes, peaches and cherries. But much of the news this season is positive.</p> Thu, 12 Jun 2014 04:00:00 +0000 Sehvilla Mann 14996 at http://wmuk.org Local Fruit Crops Mostly in Good Shape Fruit Growers Continue to Battle Invasive Fly http://wmuk.org/post/fruit-growers-continue-battle-invasive-fly <p></p><p></p><p></p><p>Most people have seen an overripe peach or banana succumb to fruit flies. It's annoying to find the little winged bugs buzzing around your fruit bowl.</p><p> Wed, 02 Apr 2014 21:56:27 +0000 Sehvilla Mann 13356 at http://wmuk.org Fruit Growers Continue to Battle Invasive Fly