Category Archives: Tender Fruit

Airblast 101 teaming up with the Grower Pesticide Safety Course

Airblast 101 is teaming up with the Grower Pesticide Safety Course this year for 5 courses.  Learn about pesticide safety practices specific to airblast application, while earning your pesticide safety certification.  Sign up and receive a free copy of Airblast … Continue reading

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ONfruit Evaluation Survey

Thank you for subscribing to the ONfruit blog. Help us to improve our service to you by providing feedback which will be used to direct our focus for the upcoming year. This should take about one minute of your time.  … Continue reading

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Spray Demonstrations in Quebec

Orchard spray demonstrations on Aircheck certification and optimal spraying will be occurring in various locations in Quebec co-ordinated by Vincent Philion, IRDA. Growers from Ontario are welcome to attend.  The demonstrations will be in English and then translated into French. Grower questions will also … Continue reading

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Publication 360, 2018-19 Fruit Crop Protection Guide now available from Service Ontario

The newly revised Publication 360, Fruit Crop Protection Guide for 2018-19 is now available from Service Ontario, order no. 109188, price $20.00.

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SWD Update August 31

This post contains a summary of trap counts for the week of August 27.  Please refer to previous blog posts for counts from earlier in the growing season. The regional monitoring program was conducted in berry and stone fruit crops … Continue reading

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SWD Update August 24

This post contains a summary of trap counts for the week of August 20.

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Brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB) update, 2018

Brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB), Halyomorpha halys Stål, is an invasive pest native to East Asia. First identified in Pennsylvania in 2001, it has now been detected in 44 states and 3 provinces (Ontario, Quebec and British Columbia), and is … Continue reading

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