Tag Archives: Pest Management

Ginseng Scout Training In-Field Workshop 2017

The Ginseng Scout Training will be held in the field again this year for a more interactive experience. Anyone new to ginseng or scouting ginseng this summer is encouraged to attend. The training will include how to identify the major … 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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Pest Control Products for Hops 2017

Hot off the press is the updated list of pest control products registered for use on hops in Ontario for 2017.  The full list can be found by clicking on the link below.  New products this year include the insecticide … Continue reading

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Reminder: Check and Double-check that Haskap Bird Netting

Early season haskap cultivars, such as the Indigo series, are progressing towards harvest; however, as fruits are ripening, it is critical to get that bird netting over your bushes to protect the berries from scavengers. Unfortunately this year at the Simcoe … Continue reading

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Ginseng Crop Update – May 19, 2016

In most areas frost did not occur over the weekend. However, the cold weather itself may cause some minor damage to ginseng. In general, the stems will still be intact, but the leaves may be distorted or the tops may … Continue reading

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Hops IPM Training this Friday

Just a reminder that a Hops IPM training session will be held this Friday, April 8th from 1 to 3:30 pm at the Woodstock-OMAFRA Resource Centre.  Anyone interested in attending is asked to pre-register, as there are limited spots available in … Continue reading

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OMAFRA IPM Scout Training Workshops for 2016

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. GENERAL Introduction to IPM April 28, 8:30 am – 4:00 pm Conference Rooms 1, 2 and 3, … Continue reading

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