Category Archives: Currants, Elderberries, Cranberries and more

Irrigation Water Quality and Mitigating Food Safety Risks

By Rebecca Shortt, Kathryn Carter, and Danielle Visschedyk, OMAFRA Irrigation water can contain pathogens, microorganisms that cause illness or death in humans.  Every time contaminated water comes in direct contact with fruit or vegetables, there is a risk that these … Continue reading

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Spotted Wing Drosophila Update, July 6, 2018

Spotted Wing Drosophila Update, July 6, 2018 This year we are conducting a regional monitoring program in berry and stone fruit crops and grapes including Essex, Chatham-Kent, Elgin, Norfolk, Niagara, Durham, Ottawa/Carleton, Dundas-Stormont and Glengary (DSG) and Northumberland counties.  This … Continue reading

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June 27 Berry Bulletin

June 27, 2018

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June 22 Berry Bulletin

June 22, 2018

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Registrations for Spotted Wing Drosophila 2018

Seven insecticides are registered for spotted wing Drosophila (SWD) management this season, including two emergency use registrations: Mako and Malathion 85 E. Thanks to Jim Chaput, Minor Use Coordinator, for working on these emergency use registration submissions.

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Berry Bulletin June 15

June 15, 2018

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June 8th Berry Bulletin

Berry Bulletin June 8 PDF June 8, 2018

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