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Updated Hops Pest Control Products List

A number of new products have been registered on hops since I posted the 2016 Pest Control Product list to this blog last March.  I’ve updated the list to reflect these new products and posted it here. Hops Pesticides 2016 … Continue reading

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Reminder – July 20 Hops Sprayer Optimization Workshop

Achieving good coverage on a rapidly growing plant like hops can be a challenge, but poor coverage can dramatically reduce the effectiveness of pest control products, both conventional and organic.  Hop growers interested in improving their spray coverage are encouraged … Continue reading

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How are pesticides registered in Canada?

Pesticide Registration in Canada and Ontario By Allison Moorman, OMAFRA-University of Guelph USEL Student A pesticide, or pest control product, is a substance (insecticide, fungicide, or herbicide) used to prevent, destroy or repel pest organisms. All products applied to a … Continue reading

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Coragen Insecticide now registered on peanuts, artichokes and green onion subgroup

The Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) recently announced the approval of several URMULE registrations for Coragen Insecticide for control/suppression of several caterpillar pests of peanuts, globe artichokes and the green onion subgroup in Canada. The green onion subgroup (3-07B) includes some … Continue reading

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Ginseng Crop Update – August 22, 2014

We have been finding a significant amount of aphids in ginseng fields over the past few weeks. They have been found on all ages of ginseng and several areas of the ginseng growing region. Look for aphids on the underside … Continue reading

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Ginseng Crop Update – July 11, 2014

The heavy rains over the past few days have resulted in standing water in many gardens. This will increase the risk of Phytophthora root rot as swimming spores (zoospores) move through the water to new plants. The biggest risk with … Continue reading

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The Perfect Sprayer Boom for Ginseng?

By Dr. Jason S.T. Deveau, Application Technology Specialist, OMAFRA Last year (2013) we ran a sprayer coverage demonstration in a ginseng garden in Norfolk County. The goal was to encourage growers to reconsider their spray operation with an eye to … Continue reading

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