General Extension Resources

Training of growers, scouts, consultants, etc. in pest and natural enemy identification, scouting techniques, and IPM decision-making are priority areas of the Berry Crops extension program. We work with Plant Pathology, Horticulture, and Extension colleagues to deliver weekly pest reports and other information through and

Below are some basic Extension resources for fruit growers in Michigan. For more information go to the crop specific tabs under “Extension” or visit the MSU Fruit Extension website.

2020 Fruit Management Guide

This publication is a guide in assisting fruit growers in the selection of pest control tools for the coming growing season. Be sure to use the version for current year, as the guide is updated annually. 

MSU Enviroweather

Weather-based pest, natural resources, and production management tools. 

Department of Entomology
288 Farm Lane
243 Natural Science Building
Michigan State University
East Lansing MI 48824
Phone 517-355-4633
Fax 517-432-7061

Dr. Rufus Isaacs
Berry Crops Entomology Lab
Department of Entomology
Michigan State University
578 Wilson Rd, Room 202
Center for Integrated Plant Systems
East Lansing MI 48824