Tag Archives: Blueberries

Berry Bulletin August 11, 2017

In this bulletin: crop updates Anthracnose SWD management pollinator habitats

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Blueberry Maggot Certification Program

Blueberry maggot is a “regulated pest” which means there are restrictions in place to prevent its spread across the country.  Most of the highbush blueberry production region in Ontario falls into an area where blueberry maggot is considered to be … Continue reading

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Spotted Wing Drosophila (SWD) Update – June 17, 2016

Traps for SWD are installed at approximately 30 sites across Ontario. Thanks to the many summer students and agribusiness volunteers who are collecting traps each week. The first SWD were trapped in traps collected June 6, in Harrow and in … Continue reading

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Berry Bulletin May 27, 2016

printable pdf  16-6 Berry Bulletin 05-27-16 May 27, 2016  Crop conditions:  Most crops have grown rapidly this past week. Soils are alarmingly dry in many areas. New plantings are at high risk of poor establishment unless irrigated. Be proactive to … Continue reading

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Blueberry Pest Scouting & Management Workshop

Blueberry Pest Scouting and Management Workshop Blueberry_Scout_Training_agenda_2016 Wednesday June 1, 2016 4:00 pm to 8:00 p.m Simcoe Resource Center auditorium   (OMAFRA office and University of Guelph Research Station) 1283 Blueline Road, Simcoe, N3Y 4K3 Please pre-register with the Agricultural Information … Continue reading

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Berry bulletin May 13, 2016

16-4 Berry Bulletin 05-13-2016– printable pdf Crop development: Crops have been slowly but steadily advancing and the pace picked up this week. Day neutral strawberries are in bloom and growers have already been protecting against frost. Buds are emerging from … Continue reading

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