Mark your calendars for these meetings and conferences in 2018.

Don’t miss these events coming up in the new year, including:

-FarmSmart & NutrientSmart

-North American Strawberry Growers Association

-North American Raspberry and Blackberry Association Meeting

-Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Convention

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New resources for berry growers

New resources for raspberry and blackberry growers:

-High Tunnel Raspberries and Blackberries guide for growers

-Video Course for Commercial Blackberry Producers

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Spotted wing drosophila is an old pest, but new threat to peaches

When it comes to crops spotted wing drosophila (SWD) favor, small, soft fruits usually come to mind. But conversations on the AppleCrop listserv, have extended to SWD targeting intact peaches which is something entirely new for some regions of the country. Continue reading

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Soil Health in Ontario

New! OMAFRA has just released ‘New Horizons: Ontario’s Draft Agricultural Soil Health and Conservation Strategy’ for public input.
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Fungicides, insecticides and herbicides labelled for nectarines

Several fungicide and insecticide labels have been expanded to include nectarines since 2016. The list of herbicides with nectarine on the label is also provided below.

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Access Pesticide Labels on your mobile device

You can now access Pesticide Labels on your mobile device with our new mobile application. You can save your searches and download product labels to your ‘Favourites’ for access, even when you are offline.

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Research Results Event: Hexanol and its role in enhancing post harvest shelf life in fruit

Please join us for an International Research Development Centre (IDRC) Project result session on Hexanal and its role in enhancing post-harvest shelf life in fruits including nanopackaging. Continue reading

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