Month: April 2012
Today we were joined by Dr. Phil Schwallier, a horticulturalist and entomologist from MSU Extension. He is an expert on fruit thinning and nutrition, and took nearly the whole hour with us to discuss the issue of thinning in this difficult season. Find the recording here.
Today we were joined by Dr. George Sundin from MSU to discuss fire blight, streptomycin, and the effects of the recent frosts and freezes on the disease.
Please read this post for a couple very important updates about speeding freeze damage and managing this weekend’s potential fire blight outbreak.
On today’s call, John discussed a wide range of issues, starting with the most urgent: frost and freeze protection. Download the recording and supplemental references, see the full topic list, and read the full transcript inside.
John sent us this great FAO-published handbook on frost, freezing, and frost and freezing protection. Open the post to download.
The first call of the 2012 season! We had Dr. Dave Rosenberger from Cornell on the call to discuss a range of issues related to …