MIBST School 2024 Dates: Beet End 6/4-6/14/2024 * Sugar End 7/9-7/18/2024 * Ag School 7/22-7/26/2024

Michigan Rhizoctonia Nursery 2022

May6 The beets were planted on 5/6.
We've had some timely rain and the beets are emerging.
June8 The beets are growing well.
June22 The beets were thinned.
The beets are growing well and maturing. It rained 0.4" on 6/20 and has been warm and sunny since then.
The beets were inoculated. The whole field is doing well and the beets all seem to be in good condition.
July28 Disease is progressing quickly, and we plan to start rating next week.
August1, 3, 10 and 11 The nursery was harvested and rated. We started at the beginning of August, but were delayed quite a few days by rain. Thankfully we we were able to finish harvesting and rating the nursery on the 10th & 11th.