Tag Archives: Pesticide

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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Orondis Gold Fungicide Registered for Control of Phytophthora Root Rot on Ginseng

Orondis Gold fungicide was recently registered for the control of Phytophthora root rot on ginseng. Orondis (oxathiapiprolin) is a fungicide in a new group that has been shown to be highly effective at controlling Phytophthora.  It will not move down … Continue reading

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Ginseng Pesticide and Research Prioritization Meeting – 2015

  Ginseng growers, researchers and industry representatives are invited to attend the annual Ginseng Pesticide and Research Prioritization Meeting Where: Simcoe Research Station Auditorium When: Tuesday, December 1, 2015 Time: 9:00 am to 12:00 pm This is an opportunity to discuss … Continue reading

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Spanish Speaking On-Farm Instructors Ready to Train Assistants

RIDGETOWN, ON (June 4, 2015) Do your farm workers need pesticide safety training? Farmers in Ontario are certified to purchase and use Class 2 and 3 pesticides after passing the Grower Pesticide Safety Course. Once certified, you can supervise up … Continue reading

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Soil Moisture and Fumigation

While many growers are accustomed to fumigating at this time of year with no need for supplementary water, 2015 is a bit unusual.  The winter of 2015 was drier than normal for most of southern Ontario, with most regions experiencing … Continue reading

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Farm & Food Care Ontario Pesticide Survey, 2014

A reminder for Ontario farmers that the deadline for filling in the Farm & Food Care Ontario Pesticide Survey is February 13, 2015. This information is very useful for: understanding trends in pesticide use, identifying potential needs of farmers and, … Continue reading

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What are Restricted Entry Intervals?

The Ontario Pesticide Education Program has created an article reminding growers about the rules around re-entry after pesticide application. It is very important to follow the Restricted Entry Interval (REI) specified on the pesticide label to limit worker exposure to … Continue reading

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