Category Archives: Nectarines

Updated- SWD Update July 13, 2018

Spotted Wing Drosophila Update, July 13, 2018 This year we are conducting a regional monitoring program in berry and stone fruit crops and grapes including Essex, Chatham-Kent, Elgin, Norfolk, Wellington, Niagara, Durham, Ottawa/Carleton, Stormont, Dundas and Glengary (SDG) and Northumberland … Continue reading

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Update- Spotted Wing Drosophila Update, July 13, 2018

Update- Spotted Wing Drosophila Update, July 13, 2018 This year we are conducting a regional monitoring program in berry and stone fruit crops and grapes including Essex, Chatham-Kent, Elgin, Norfolk, Wellington, Niagara, Durham, Ottawa/Carleton, Stormont, Dundas and Glengary (SDG) and … Continue reading

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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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Register Now! IPM Scout Training Workshops Start This Week

The FREE IPM scout training workshops will be running over the following weeks, beginning this Thursday, April 26th with Introduction to IPM. Be sure to register if you, your scout or any other farm employee are planning to attend a workshop.

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Fruit Production Information now Online

Soil management, fertilizer use, crop nutrition, cover crops for fruit production, thinning of tree fruit and plant growth regulator information for fruit crops now online.

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2018 OMAFRA IPM Scout Training Workshops

The following FREE workshops are available for those who will be scouting horticultural crops this year or looking to refresh their IPM knowledge.

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Quick Tests for Herbicide Resistant Weeds

Kristen Obeid, OMAFRA Weed Management Specialist Herbicide resistant weeds are not a novelty anymore, they are the norm.  New cases of confirmed and suspected weed resistance to herbicides are steadily reported in all crops and cases of multiple resistances (weed … Continue reading

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