Author Archives: Erica Pate

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 Advertisements

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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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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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Reflex® Herbicide label expanded via Minor Use Program for control of labeled weeds on strawberries in Canada

New herbicide registered for strawberries through Minor Use Program. 

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Berry Bulletin September 8, 2017

In this update: -spotted wing Drosophila management -cyclamen mite -strawberry fungicides -raspberry and blueberry update -OBGA twilight meeting

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Berry Bulletin August 25

This week: -SWD and blackberries & raspberries -Strawberry management -weed management -OBGA twilight meeting

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Berry Bulletin August 11, 2017

In this bulletin: crop updates Anthracnose SWD management pollinator habitats

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