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How to run a state-wide network of weather stations and its importance for growers. Part I.

Dr. Mason oversees the network of weather stations across Michigan that feeds into the IPM forecasting tool call "Enviroweather". He talks about his experience in this position and why it is important to Michigan growers to have a reliable and available network of weather stations across the state.

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Smart(er) Apple Spraying podcast is part of a project funded by USDA's NIFA-CPPM program. The name of the project is "Combining advanced spray technology with IPM tactics to sustain apple production", award number 2019-70006-30437.

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Welcome to Smart-er Apple Spraying podcast. In this podcast series, we dive into the world of advanced IPM for apple production, focusing on the experience of our interdisciplinary research project members. We will expand your knowledge regarding the new spraying technologies, and disease-warning systems that can be a tool for more sustainable apple production.


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