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Revised – Insecticide Activity on Stone Fruit

A number of errors in the table have been identified.  These revisions are highlighted in this updated table Insecticide Activity on Stone Fruit 2018.  The emergency registration of Mako for SWD on cherries was added.  

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Save the Date! 2018 Biennial Grape Research Tailgate Tour

August 30, 2018 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

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“Bee” responsible with pesticide sprays

Horticultural crops cannot be produced commercially without the use of pesticides to manage the impacts of insects and pathogens. Growers recognize the importance of pollinators and in some cases, rely on bees for pollination. Growers are practicing due-diligence to try … Continue reading

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You Suspect Herbicide Drift – Now What?

Kristen Obeid, OMAFRA Weed Management Specialist – Horticulture, Wendy McFadden-Smith, OMAFRA IPM Specialist – Horticulture, Karl Soetemans, MOECC Pesticide Specialist – Southwest Region With the new 2,4-D- and dicamba-tolerant crop technology available in field crops, horticulture growers are concerned about … Continue reading

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Final Reminder – Hazelnut IPM Training this Wendesday!

Originally posted on onspecialtycrops:
Hazelnut growers or industry members interested in attending the Hazelnut Scout Training being offered at the Simcoe Resource Centre this Wednesday, May 2 are encouraged to register soon.  A minimum of 10 registrants for the IPM…

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Un-Conventional Thinking Workshop – presentations available

Click on the each link below to access a pdf of the presentations from the Un-Conventional Thinking  Workshop held on March 29 in Vineland.

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Canadian Agricultural Partnership Funding for Producers, Processors and Other Businesses Now Available

Originally posted on onspecialtycrops:
Starting on April 3, 2018, producers, processors, and other businesses can apply for cost-share funding through the Canadian Agricultural Partnership (the Partnership), a new five-year commitment by Canada’s federal, provincial and territorial governments that will support…

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