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SWD Update July 21

Sustained catch of spotted wing drosophila in traps across Ontario. Late strawberries and summer raspberries will be at risk at this time for SWD.

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Berry Bulletin June 30

June 30, 2017 Crop development: June bearing strawberry harvest continues; late varieties including Valley Sunset have begun to be picked in Southern Ontario, and will start soon in Eastern Ontario. Raspberry and blueberry crop potential continues to look good. Growers … Continue reading

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Berry Bulletin June 22, 2017

June 22, 2017 Crop development: June bearing harvest continues and pick-your-own is in full swing in many parts of Ontario. Raspberries and blueberries are ripening and harvest should begin in a couple weeks.

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Berry Bulletin June 9, 2017

June 9, 2017 Crop development: Day- neutral strawberry harvest continues. June bearing varieties that were under row covers have started harvest, and green fruit is present where row covers were not used. Raspberries are in bloom and green fruit is … Continue reading

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Berry Bulletin May 31, 2017

May 31, 2017 Crop development: Day- neutral strawberry harvest continues. June bearing varieties are in full bloom and green fruit is present in early fields where row covers were used. Raspberry flower buds are present and bloom has started in … Continue reading

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Recent berry research highlights

The Ontario Berry Growers Association has worked closely with the University of Guelph over the years to support research. Here’s a list of recent project results and links to where you can find them in my newsletter, the Ontario Berry … Continue reading

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Spotted Wing Drosophila (SWD) Update – June 27, 2016

Spotted Wing Drosophila Traps for SWD are installed at approximately 30 sites across Ontario (Figure 1). The monitoring program is coordinated by the OBGA with OMAFRA support. Here’s a summary of findings to date. 

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