Category Archives: Goji

How Long Do I Run My Drip Lines?

By Rebecca Shortt, Water Quantity Engineer, OMAFRA This blog post will show the 2 steps to roughly calculate how long to run a drip system. First calculate the plant water demand.  This was shown in my post from last week. … Continue reading

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Summer Meetings for Ontario Berry Growers

Originally posted on ONfruit:
Ontario Berry Growers Annual Twilight Meeting,  Wednesday September 9th , Heeman’s Strawberries 20422 Nissouri Rd. Thames Centre ON N0M 2P0  (just east of London).  There will be lots to see including both June and day neutral…

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A few berry meetings of interest in nearby New York State

Originally posted on ONfruit:
 Wednesday, August 19th— Limiting Bird Damage in Fruit: State-of-the-Art Pest Management Tactics (A Vertebrate Damage Management Workshop), 4H Training Center, 556 Middleline Rd, Ballston Spa, NY 12020.  This comprehensive class will feature results and speakers from…

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Spotted Wing Drosophila Update #7 July 17 – populations escalating

Originally posted on ONfruit:
Spotted wing drosophila trap captures have escalated this week!  (Figure 1.) Do not take chances with SWD control right now. Figure 1: SWD positive sites and number of flies trapped by week SWD was present at…

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Spotted wing drosophila and specialty berries

Spotted wing drosophila (SWD) is an invasive vinegar fly that has rapidly spread across much of North America.  First observed in Ontario in 2010 and now widespread in all fruit growing regions of the province, this insect has become quite familiar … Continue reading

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Information on the USDA’s Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act (PACA)

The USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) recently hosted a webinar entitled , “An Overview of the PACA Complaint Process”.  Information on how to access this webinar and other information on this program is detailed in the message below that was sent out … Continue reading

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New sprayer resource available

Growing or thinking of growing hops, tree nuts, specialty berries or fruit or any other crop that may require an airblast sprayer to apply pesticides, foliar nutrients or other products? If so, you should take a look at Airblast 101, … Continue reading

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