Category Archives: Industrial and Misc. Crops

Understanding the Value of Fertilizers and Supplements for Specialty Crops

Growers of all crops are bombarded with advertisements and salespeople selling a wide range of fertilizers and supplements. For specialty crop growers there is added uncertainty given the limited research specific to these crops on all aspects of fertilization. As … Continue reading

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New Product Registrations for Suppression of Powdery Mildew on Field-Grown Cannabis and Hemp in Canada

Cyclone and Lacto-san fungicide and bactericide labels expanded via Minor Use Program for suppression of powdery mildew on field-grown cannabis and hemp in Canada Jim Chaput, OMAFRA, Minor Use Coordinator, Guelph The Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) recently announced the … Continue reading

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Bioprotec Plus Biological Insecticide Approved for use on Field Grown Cannabis and Industrial Hemp

Bioprotec Plus Biological Insecticide label expanded via Minor Use Program for control of box tree moth on boxwood and caterpillar pests on field-grown cannabis and hemp in Canada Jim Chaput, OMAFRA, Minor Use Coordinator, Guelph The Pest Management Regulatory Agency … Continue reading

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The Ontario Biomass Producers Co-Operative (OBPC), Annual General Meeting (AGM)

On March 12, 2020,┬áThe Ontario Biomass Producers Co-Operative (OBPC) will hold their annual general meeting at the Country Hertitage Park – Puslinch Hall (8560 Tremaine Rd., Milton) from 10:30am – 2:30pm. OBPC represents Ontario farmers who grow perennial biomass crops … Continue reading

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Intercropping Camelina and Soybeans

I want to talk about some research I have been doing with colleagues from the University of Guelph and Linnaeus Plant Sciences, looking at the potential of camelina under different cropping systems to bring additional value to farming operations. Camelina, … Continue reading

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Upcoming 2020 Industrial Hemp Conference

I am sharing with you a conference announcement I just received. 2020 2nd Annual Industrial Hemp Conference Thursday, February 20, 2020, 9:00 a.m to 5:00 p.m. at the DoubleTree by Hilton, 870 Williston Road, South Burlington, VT 05403 The University … Continue reading

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