Category Archives: Apples
Organization: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Division/Branch: Economic Development Division / Agriculture Development Branch Position Title: Student – Summer Research Assistant Job Term: Temporary (6 positions) for up to 18 weeks Location: OMAFRA Simcoe Resource Centre, Simcoe, … 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
New! OMAFRA has just released ‘New Horizons: Ontario’s Draft Agricultural Soil Health and Conservation Strategy’ for public input.
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.
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
Hannah Fraser, Entomologist-Horticulture, OMAFRA Are you actively monitoring for brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB) or other injurious stink bugs in your orchard? As we head towards harvest, the risk from BMSB injury to apples and pears increases in areas where … Continue reading