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Herbicide resistance testing available for horticulture growers

Growers struggling with weed control failures now have the option to determine whether it’s due to herbicide resistance. A team of researchers across Canada are offering testing of suspect weeds for resistance.  These links provide more information on the project … Continue reading

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2019 Haskap Field Days & Workshops

Ontario haskap growers may be interested in attending the following 2019 haskap field days and workshops: 1.  5th Annual Honeyberry Workshop, hosted by Lovehoneyberry and Les Petits Fruits du Clocher Orchard

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Haskap Pruning in Ontario

Evan Elford, OMAFRA New Crop Development Specialist Pruning is an important part of bushberry management. Like many other bushberry crops, it is important to prune mature haskap plants to increase yields and fruit quality while improving plant vigour and harvesting … Continue reading

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Applying for an Industrial Hemp Production Licence

WebEx session:  How to apply for an Industrial Hemp Licence in CTLS Health Canada will be holding a WebEx session in order to demonstrate how to apply for an industrial hemp licence in the Cannabis Tracking and Licensing System (CTLS). … Continue reading

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Reminder – Register now for Hop IPM Training

Just a reminder that anyone interested in attending the Hop Integrated Pest Management Training being offered this Thursday, April 4th should register now to avoid cancellation of the event. The registration deadline has been extended to tomorrow – Tuesday, April 2 … Continue reading

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2019 OMAFRA Hop Update

The OMAFRA Hop Update is compiled for the Ontario Hop Growers Association AGM held annually in March.  The Update includes information on markets, acreage, production, industry trends, pest management updates, research updates, etc. The update is typically provided in two … Continue reading

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2019 Hops Workshops

Hop growers are invited to attend the following training workshops being offered  by OMAFRA specialists during the 2019 field season. Hop Integrated Pest Management Training Date: Thursday April 4 2019, 6-8:30 pm Location: Simcoe-OMAFRA Resource Centre Auditorium or online through … Continue reading

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