Category Archives: Cherries

Do you have a water contingency plan?

Jennifer Jarvis, Stakeholder Communications and Marketing Advisor, OMAFRA In 2016, many areas of the province saw very warm and dry conditions, creating challenges for horticulture and field crop producers. Many wells were still dry leading into the winter. In other … Continue reading

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Update on pesticides registered on nectarines

Historically, the following statement appeared at the beginning of the peach calendar in Publication 360:  “All products labeled for use on peach can also be used on nectarine.”  During the summer of 2016, an auditor spotted Decis on the spray … Continue reading

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Activity of Fungicides and Bactericides on Stone Fruit Diseases, 2017

This table provides information on the relative activity of fungicides and bactericides registered on tender fruit. The numbers within cells represent the relative efficacy of a product against a specific disease.  Increasing numbers equal greater effectiveness.  Cells shaded yellow indicate … Continue reading

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IPM Scout Training Workshops Begin This Week

The free OMAFRA IPM scout training workshops are available for those who will be scouting horticultural crops this year. Be sure to register if you or your scout are planning to attend! To register, please contact OMAFRA’s Agricultural Information Contact Centre … Continue reading

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Important Information Regarding the Sale and Use of Gramoxone Herbicide

Health Canada’s Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) recently conducted a Special Review of Paraquat and concluded that changes to the Gramoxone® Liquid Herbicide with Wetting Agent, Reg. No. 8661   (i.e. “Gramoxone”) product formulation and packaging are required. As a result … Continue reading

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Resources on weed management

Originally posted on ONvegetables:
Kristen Obeid, OMAFRA Weed Specialist – Horticulture Internet Weedinfo.ca: If you are trying to identify a weed, find the newest information on herbicide resistance and other emerging issues in weed management you need to visit weedinfo.ca.…

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Chloropicrin 100 and Pic Plus Fumigant Labels Expanded via Minor Use Program for Control of Nematodes and Soil Borne Pests on Additional Crops in Canada

J. Chaput, OMAFRA, Minor Use Coordinator, Guelph The Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) recently announced the approval of URMULE registrations for Chloropicrin 100 Liquid Soil Fumigant and Pic Plus Fumigant for control of root knot and root lesion nematodes and … Continue reading

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