Tag Archives: Specialty Vegetables

Good Agriculture and Collection Practices (GACP) Training for Ginseng and Specialty Crop Growers

You grow ginseng or a specialty crop and have done so for years.  But if challenged can you prove your good work?   Good Agriculture and Collection Practices are a HACCP based On Farm Food Safety Program that was built by … Continue reading

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Small Plot Irrigation: Are You Applying Enough?

Many specialty crop and market garden growers have small acreages in production and may not have full irrigation systems for their crops. These growers often rely on water tanks carted through the field, garden hoses with sprinklers or other watering … Continue reading

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Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Convention Content for Specialty Crop Growers

The Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Convention (OFVC) will be held February 17 and 18, 2016 at the Scotiabank Convention Centre in Niagara Falls. There are many general and specific topics that may be of interest to specialty crop growers. Here … Continue reading

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Mark your calendars! University of Guelph Centre for Urban Organic Farming Open House.

You’re invited to attend the University of Guelph’s Centre for Urban Organic Farming open house on Wednesday, September 30, 2015, from 1-4 pm. Learn about ongoing high tunnel and field research projects with horticultural crops and specialty crops including cherry … Continue reading

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Mark your calendars! University of Guelph Centre for Urban Organic Farming Open House.

Specialty crop growers may be interested in attending the University of Guelph’s Centre for Urban Organic Farming open house on Wednesday, September 30, 2015, from 1-4 pm. Learn about ongoing high tunnel and field research projects with specialty crops including … Continue reading

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Dupont Exirel insecticide registered on several specialty crops

The DUPONT EXIREL insecticide label was recently expanded to include several new crop groups which include specialty crops grown in Ontario.  These include: Control of certain caterpillar pests, aphids and flea beeltes on Root Vegetables except sugar beet, Crop Group … Continue reading

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Late blight update

Originally posted on ONvegetables:
Tomato late blight has been confirmed in Chatham-Kent this week. Previous late blight confirmations this season have been in tomatoes in Essex and Elgin Counties and on potatoes in the Orangeville area. See the late blight…

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