Michigan Potato Disease Late Blight Forecasting Site

This forecasting website was developed by Dr. William Kirk and colleagues at Michigan State University and is based on a paper by Kirk and Baker and  developed from an artificial neural network model that runs from the National Weather Forecasts that are updated daily.  The meteorological conditions favorable for late blight development (high or low) and a 5 day forecast in Michigan is provided.

Michigan Potato Disease Late Blight Forcasting Site

Michigan State Issues Late blight Update

Potato late blight on tubers found in Michigan. 

Image courtesy of William Kirk, Michigan State University