Category Archives: Tree Nuts

Hazelnut IPM Workshop Resources now available

The pest-specific presentations for the OMAFRA Hazelnut IPM Workshop are now available online  A playlist containing the Hazelnut IPM Workshop series can be found here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJr20gvrwcOzO-Xr20OAu3A/playlists Join us tomorrow, Wednesday May 13 from 1-2:30 pm for a live hazelnut IPM webinar where OMAFRA … Continue reading

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Specialty Crop Frost/Freeze Protection Update

Weather forecasts from several different sources are in agreement with lows for tonight and again early next week reaching -3 to -4oC. Current indications suggest that the cold tonight will be accompanied by a breeze of around 10 km/hr. As … Continue reading

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OMAFRA Hazelnut IPM Training for 2020

Registration is now open for the OMAFRA Hazelnut IPM workshop. This year, most of the OMAFRA IPM workshops are going online! In particular, the Hazelnut IPM workshop will be offered via pre-recorded presentations on key insect and disease pests posted … Continue reading

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Updated OMAFRA Crop Protection Guides Available

The following updated crop protection and production guides are available for download and/or print. Many of these will be applicable to specialty crop growers as well.

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Hazelnut Sprayer Workshop – Registration deadline extended

There are still a few spots available for next week’s Hazelnut Sprayer Optimization Workshop being held at the Simcoe Research Station next Tuesday, May 28 (rain date May 29).  This session will consist of a 75 minute in-class session and a 1.5 … Continue reading

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OMAFRA IPM Scout Training Workshops for 2019 (Incl. Ginseng and Hazelnuts)

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.

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2019 OMAFRA Hazelnut Workshops

Ontario hazelnut growers are invited to attend the following training workshops being offered by OMAFRA during the 2019 field season.

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