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  • 2023 Season Summary

    As we enter the holiday season and outside activities shift from removing fruit to removing snow, we’d like to take some time to reflect on […]

  • July 20, 2023

    Cherry harvest continues throughout the county and Spotted Wing Drosophila has been caught in all traps. GDD50 is approximately on par with the 20-year average. […]

  • July 12, 2023

    PARS will host a vineyard/orchard walk this week on Friday with the UW Madison Fruit Team. Contact the Station at (920)743-5406 to register for the […]

  • June 30, 2023

    Fungal pressure is relatively low despite the recent rains and powdery mildew continues to be found in orchards throughout the county. GDD Base 50 is […]

  • June 22, 2023

    Current conditions are stressful for many crops but continue to keep fungal pressure relatively low. Powdery mildew is present in orchards throughout the county so […]

To aid in fruit management decisions, you can access the 2021-2022 Midwest Fruit Management Guide


The 3 day PHI for Mustang Maxx on cherries in Wisconsin has been extended through December 31, 2023.

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