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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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Delegate Insecticide now registered for weevils in hazelnuts and chestnuts

The Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) recently announced the approval of a minor use label expansion registration for Delegate Insecticide (spinetoram) for suppression of chestnut weevils and hazelnut weevils on tree nuts, crop group 14-11 in Canada. Delegate Insecticide was … 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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Watch out for bacterial blight in hazelnuts

From Erica De Jong, OMAFRA Summer Student and Melanie Filotas, Specialty Crops IPM Specialist, OMAFRA While most members of Ontario’s emerging hazelnut industry recognize the importance of managing eastern filbert blight, other pests can also affect this crop and will … Continue reading

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