Posted on May 15, 2020
Frost Damage: What Should Apple Growers Do Next?
Amaya Atucha, Assistant Professor and Fruit Crop Extension Specialist, sat down to discuss frost damage and what apple growers can do next on this week’s Wisconsin […]
Posted on May 6, 2020
How can growers prepare before a freeze event
Temperatures are forecasted to drop below freezing point Friday night. Minimum temperatures will reach 27-26 °F in Southern Wisconsin were apple growers are reporting tight […]
Posted on June 10, 2016
Scab, Frost… Now What?
We are at that point where it will soon be clear how effective apple growers’ early-season scab management programs were. Your program from here on […]
Posted on May 27, 2016
Apple Thinning Recommendations After the Frost: A Case-by-Case Scenario
Because we have such a wide spectrum of damage – from 5 to 100% – in our apple crop this year, I thought it would […]
Posted on May 17, 2016
Grape Damage Profile at WMARS
Vines at West Madison Agricultural Research Station show a fair bit of frost-damage this week. The prevalence of frost-damaged shoots on an individual vines varies […]
How Could This Warm Weather Affect Fruit Crops?
The frost of May 14-15 was a particularly late frost and many of you are probably wondering what to do now. Here are some recommendations […]
Posted on April 18, 2016
Promalin, a Frost Rescue Alternative for Apples
It’s that time of the year once again when we start getting nervous about bud break and spring frost, and with the crazy weather pattern […]
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