frost

Possible frost overnight June 1st to June 2nd in many locations

Possible Frost There were possible frost conditions in some locations overnight from Monday June 1st to Tuesday June 2nd.  The table below shows temperatures recorded at the weather stations.  There will be a range of temperatures in any field.  Temperatures below 30F can cause some damage but temperatures below 28F are associated with yield loss.   […]

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Frost and Botrytis risk from May 23rd to June 1st

Possible Frost There were possible frost conditions in most fields from Saturday May 23rd to 24th and Sunday May 31st to June 1st.  Some fields also had frost conditions Sunday May 24th to Monday May 25th.  Temperatures below 30F can cause some damage but temperatures below 28F are associated with yield loss.   The table below […]

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Cold temperatures overnight from May 12th to May 13th

As expected there were cold temperatures across blueberry growing areas overnight.  Please see below for the approximate length of time the weather station recorded temperatures approximately 32F. Location Hours at Cold Temperatures overnight May 12th to May 13th Brunswick 8 Waldoboro 9.5 West Rockport 4 Hope/Appleton 6 Searsport 3 Bluehill 9 Ellsworth/Hancock 9 Aurora 11.5 […]

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Possible mummy berry infection period and cold temperatures May 8 to 10th

All weather stations experienced wet conditions and cold temperatures from May 8th to May 10th.  Following our disease estimates, some fields may have experienced conditions that caused Monilinia infection.  I do not know if infection can occur with snow on the plants.  However, there is a good chance there was infection even with the cold […]

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Mummy berry infections and frost May 6 to May 8th

There are still mummy berry cups reported in all locations that have been examined.  I think there are still cups present in all locations.  Over the past two days, a few fields near Brunswick, Waldoboro, Gouldsboro and Montegail experienced conditions for Monilinia infection on one or both of the last two nights.  Other fields, Brunswick, […]

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6.04.19 Frost Event Downeast, Morning of June 4

Frost The weather station in Deblois recorded a frost (temperatures below 32F) for two hours in the early morning of Tuesday  June 4th.   Other weather stations in Bluehill, Columbia, Whiting/East Machias and Cooper reported temperatures below 40F but not frost. There still may have been frost in other fields in these areas, particularly in low […]

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5.29.19 Weather Station App & Frost Event, Morning of May 28

Frost Some fields in Hancock and Washington counties had a frost event (temperatures below 32F) in the early morning of Tuesday May 28.  Please see table below to see which areas had recorded frost conditions. Even if a weather station did not report temperatures less than 32F, there still may have been frost in low […]

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