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Deadline extended – IPM Training for Hops

The deadline for registration for the IPM Training session for Hops has been extended to Monday, May 15 at 10 am.  A minimum of 10 registrants are required for this session to run.   IPM Training for Hops is scheduled for Tuesday … Continue reading

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IPM Training for Hops

Interested in learning about scouting and integrated pest management in hops?  We have added a hops session to OMAFRA’s IPM Scout Training Series on Tuesday, May 16 from 6-8:30 pm at the OMAFRA-Simcoe Resource Centre.  Details are below.  Due to … Continue reading

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Proposal to update Roll Over Protection System safety standards in Ontario

Originally posted on ONvegetables:
The Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs is seeking comments on its proposal to amend Regulation 369, under the Farm Implements Act to reflect the harmonization of the Canadian Standards Association (CSA) and International Organization…

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Recycle your old tires for a great cause

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From the Ontario Federation of Agriculture: Tire Take Back 2017 Start saving up your old tires for the 8th annual Tire Take Back event where you can turn old tires into valuable support for The Sunshine…

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Hop Q&A: What form of nitrogen should I use on my hops in a cold spring?

I’ve had a few discussions about hop fertility planning over the last few days. One question that has come up is about the form of nitrogen to use while fertilizing hops. Typically, granular fertility applications in hop yards will use … Continue reading

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Hazelnut IPM Training – register soon!

Hazelnut growers or industry members interested in attending the Hazelnut Scout Training being offered at the Simcoe Resource Centre next Tuesday, May 9 are encouraged to register soon.  To register, contact the Agriculture Information Contact Centre at 1-877-424-1300.  A minimum … Continue reading

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New fungicide available for hazelnut growers

The Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) recently announced the registration for Quash Fungicide for suppression of eastern filbert blight on hazelnuts.  Quash contains the active ingredient metconazole, a group 3 fungicide, and therefore provides Ontario hazelnut growers with a new … Continue reading

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