Author Archives: Evan Elford

KSU Pawpaw Grafting Workshop, 5 May 2017

The Kentucky State University will be having a pawpaw grafting workshop on 5 May, 2017 at the H.R. Benson Research and Demonstration Farm, 1525 Mills Lane, Frankfort, KY, USA. Learn the bark inlay grafting technique for pawpaw with Neal Peterson … Continue reading

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OMAFRA IPM Scout Training Workshops for 2017

Originally posted on ONvegetables:
These workshops are available for those who will be scouting horticultural crops this year. To register, please contact OMAFRA’s Agricultural Information Contact Centre at 1-877-424-1300. Planning is underway for scout training workshops for hops, hazelnuts and…

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2017 Premier’s Award for Agri-Food Innovation

Originally posted on ONvegetables:
Now Accepting Applications for the 2017 Premier’s Award for Agri-Food Innovation Excellence Program! Have you developed and implemented a unique product or process that helps foster innovation in Ontario’s agriculture and food sector?  If so, you…

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OMAFRA welcomes Travis Cranmer, Vegetable Crop Specialist

Originally posted on ONvegetables:
OMAFRA’s newest Vegetable Crop Specialist, Travis Cranmer, joins the ministry from the Vineland Research and Innovation Centre, where he worked on applied and molecular research in plant biology. With OMAFRA, he will work with vegetable crops…

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OMAFRA Welcomes Fruit Crop Specialist

Originally posted on ONfruit:
Erica Pate was the successful candidate in the competition for Fruit Crop Specialist in the Agriculture Development Branch. She will be replacing Pam Fisher, long-time OMAFRA Berry Specialist. Erica will begin her new role on February 27, 2017…

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REI (re-entry interval) signs available

Originally posted on ONvegetables:
How do you inform farm workers, scouts and others about the Restricted Entry Interval (REI) of pesticides you use? The REI is the period of time after a pesticide has been applied that workers or anyone…

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Hop Sessions at 2017 OFVC

This year the Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Convention (OFVC) will be hosting two hop related session on Wednesday, February 22. The first session will begin at 9:30 am in Room 204 of the Scotiabank Convention Centre and features four speakers … Continue reading

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