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Haskap & Specialty Fruit Workshop – August 24, 2016

Mark your calendars for the upcoming Haskap and Specialty Fruit Workshop on 24 August, 2016 at the Simcoe Research Station (1283 Blueline Road, Simcoe, Ontario). The day will include information about research and production of specialty fruit crops such as haskap, … Continue reading

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Summer Meetings for Ontario Berry Growers

ONfruit Ontario Berry Growers Annual Twilight Meeting,  Wednesday September 9th , Heeman’s Strawberries 20422 Nissouri Rd. Thames Centre ON N0M 2P0  (just east of London).  There will be lots to see including both June and day neutral strawberries, tunnel raspberries … Continue reading

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A few berry meetings of interest in nearby New York State

ONfruit  Wednesday, August 19th— Limiting Bird Damage in Fruit: State-of-the-Art Pest Management Tactics (A Vertebrate Damage Management Workshop), 4H Training Center, 556 Middleline Rd, Ballston Spa, NY 12020.  This comprehensive class will feature results and speakers from a multi-year, multi-state … Continue reading

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Spotted Wing Drosophila Update #7 July 17 – populations escalating

Specialty berry growers should be following Spotted Wing Drosophilla activity, as this pest has also been observed on many specialty berries, including haskap, goji and sea buckthorn. Note that insecticide registrations for SWD on conventional fruit may not also be … Continue reading

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Introduction to Sea Buckthorn

Jim Todd, Transition Crop Specialist and Melanie Filotas, Specialty Crops IPM Specialist General Information Sea buckthorn (Hippophae rhamnoides L.), also known as Siberian pineapple, Sea Berry, Sandthorn or Swallowthorn, is a deciduous shrub native to north western Europe, central Asia, … Continue reading

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