Category Archives: Sea Buckthorn

Specialty Crop Content at the Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Convention

The Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Convention (OFVC) will be held February 22 and 23, 2017 at the Scotiabank Convention Centre in Niagara Falls (www.ofvc.ca). There are many general and specific topics that may be of interest to specialty crop growers. … Continue reading

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Haskap & Specialty Fruit Workshop – August 24, 2016

Mark your calendars for the upcoming Haskap and Specialty Fruit Workshop on 24 August, 2016 at the Simcoe Research Station (1283 Blueline Road, Simcoe, Ontario). The day will include information about research and production of specialty fruit crops such as haskap, … Continue reading

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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 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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Sea Buckthorn: A Nutritional Powerhouse

The start of the sea buckthorn harvest is upon us.  If you are not familiar with this fruit, you may be interested to know that it has been called “an all-in-one phyto-medicinal cabinet”1.  Sea buckthorn has been used for thousands … Continue reading

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