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National team will present latest information on biological control of spotted wing Drosophila – one hour webinar
Michigan researchers share the latest results on SWD management. Advertisements
Position Title: Student – Tender Fruit and Grape Field Technician Job Term: Temporary (3 positions) for up to 18 weeks Location: OMAFRA Vineland Resource Centre, Vineland, Ontario (Niagara Region, on the south shore of Lake Ontario, 1 hour south of Toronto) Salary: $14.85/ … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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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.
Workshop dates: November 23 – Rittenhouse Hall, OMAFRA December 6 – Rittenhouse Hall, OMAFRA Time: 8:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Are you a farmer interested in different practices for maintaining soil health? A team of researchers at Brock University … Continue reading
Wendy McFadden Smith, Horticulture IPM Specialist, OMAFRA, Hannah Fraser, Entomologist – Horticulture, OMAFRA, Jean-Philippe Parent, AAFC Spotted wing Drosophila (SWD) populations usually start to soar in late-July, after the majority of the tart cherry crop is harvested. However, numbers rose … Continue reading