- The apple harvest is starting, with Paula Reds and State Fairs already ripe. The Zestar in Southern Minnesota should be ready for harvesting within the next week or two.
- Sooty blotch and fly speck fungi have shown up. (See pictures)
- Disease and insect pressure has been high this summer.
Photo credits: Karl Foord
Yard and Garden News Editor: Karl Foord
Technical Editor: Bridget Barton