Michigan Cercospora Nursery 2022

Nursery Trials

Michigan Cercospora Nursery 2022

April29The cercospora nursery was planted on 4/29.
May19We've had some timely rain and the beets are emerging.https://bsdf-assbt.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/IMG_1266.jpg
June6The beets were thinned and are doing well.
June24The beets are growing well and maturing. It rained 0.4" on 6/20 and has been warm and sunny since then.https://bsdf-assbt.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/IMG_1345.jpg
July7Most of the field is doing well. There is a small section that seems to be in a sand knoll and is a little behind. It's been a little dry lately, and some rain would be helpful.https://bsdf-assbt.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/Cercospera-7.6.22-scaled.jpg
July13The nursery was inoculated.
July28Disease is developing, and we are starting to see some spots on the beets.