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Final Reminder – Hop IPM Training next Monday

Hop growers or industry members interested in attending the Hop IPM Training next Monday are encouraged to register soon.  A minimum of 10 registrants are required for this session to run. IPM Training for Hops will be held on Monday May 7 from 6:30-9:00 pm at … Continue reading

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You Suspect Herbicide Drift – Now What?

Originally posted on ONfruit:
Kristen Obeid, OMAFRA Weed Management Specialist – Horticulture, Wendy McFadden-Smith, OMAFRA IPM Specialist – Horticulture, Karl Soetemans, MOECC Pesticide Specialist – Southwest Region With the new 2,4-D- and dicamba-tolerant crop technology available in field crops, horticulture…

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“Bee” responsible with pesticide sprays

Originally posted on ONfruit:
Horticultural crops cannot be produced commercially without the use of pesticides to manage the impacts of insects and pathogens. Growers recognize the importance of pollinators and in some cases, rely on bees for pollination. Growers are…

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Final Reminder – Hazelnut IPM Training this Wendesday!

Hazelnut growers or industry members interested in attending the Hazelnut Scout Training being offered at the Simcoe Resource Centre this Wednesday, May 2 are encouraged to register soon.  A minimum of 10 registrants for the IPM session are required for … Continue reading

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Register now! IPM Training for Hazelnuts, Hops and Ginseng

OMAFRA’s FREE integrated pest managment training workshops begin this week and run over the next few weeks.  A full list of workshops is included below, and include a number that are relevant to specialty crop growers.  Scout training kicks off … Continue reading

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2018 OMAFRA IPM Scout Training Workshops

Originally posted on ONfruit:
The following FREE workshops are available for those who will be scouting horticultural crops this year or looking to refresh their IPM knowledge. To register, please contact OMAFRA’s Agricultural Information Contact Centre at 1-877-424-1300. Planning is underway…

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Hop Fertility Review and Guidelines for 2018

As we approach the 2018 growing season, questions regarding hop fertility are on the increase.  Looking back on 2017, there are some key fertility messages to be thinking about as we head into this year’s production cycle. With above normal … Continue reading

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