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Berry Bulletin and SWD update July 28

In this update: -crop development -insecticide rainfastness -renovation -SWD management

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Berry Bulletin July 21, 2017

Check  your fruit for SWD! In this week’s post: strawberry, raspberry and blueberry crop development, pest management, and spotted wing drosophila update.

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SWD update July 14, 2017

Our monitoring program continues. We have seen an increase in numbers this week. Traps in Wellington, Essex, Brant and Niagara had traps with 10 or more SWD catches.

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Berry Bulletin July 14

PDF available:Berry Bulletin July 13 July 14, 2017 Crop development: June bearing strawberry harvest is slowing down in Southern Ontario; late varieties including Valley Sunset and Malwina are being picked now and the crop is looking good. Raspberries are being … Continue reading

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SWD Update July 7, 2017

SWD Update- July 7 This year we are doing a very small scale regional monitoring program. Use these results in addition to your own monitoring program to determine when SWD is present. Conduct a salt water test or a plastic … Continue reading

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SWD in Ontario

Spotted Wing Drosophila 2017 This year we are doing a very small scale regional monitoring program. Use these results in addition to your own monitoring program to determine when SWD is present. Conduct a salt water test or a plastic … Continue reading

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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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