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Brown marmorated stink bugs are active now!

Hannah Fraser, Entomologist – Horticulture, OMAFRA Guelph The University of Guelph and OMAFRA are conducting a targeted grower participatory survey for brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB), Halyomorpha halys, in Niagara and in Simcoe as part of a larger project, using … Continue reading

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Activity of Insecticides and Miticides on Grape Pests, 2017

Ratings in shaded cells indicate the insect/mite is listed on the product label for control or suppression. Please see the product label or crop calendars for registered uses. Additional information, derived from other sources, is provided in this table to … Continue reading

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Northern Grapes Project Webinar Series

Announcing the March Webinar: *PLEASE NOTE THE DATE CHANGE (March webinar only)* “Impact of training systems on viticulture performance of cold-hardy wine grapes”  *Wednesday*, March 22nd, 2017 12:00 Noon Eastern (11:00 am Central) 7:00 pm Eastern (6:00 pm Central)

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Last Week to Register for Ontario Fruit & Vegetable Convention

The Ontario Fruit & Vegetable Convention  (OFVC) will be held February 22 – 23, 2017 at the Scotiabank Convention Centre in Niagara Falls, ON and features a great lineup of educational sessions, trade show exhibitors and excellent networking opportunities. There are … Continue reading

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ONfruit Blog Feedback Survey

Thank you for subscribing to the ONfruit Blog. Help us to improve our service to you by providing feedback which will be used to direct our focus for the upcoming year. This should take one to three minutes of your … Continue reading

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Don’t have (a) BREAK DOWN

The fall rains have initiated sour rot breakdown of thin-skinned varieties.  As berries swell, they start to pull away from the rachis or become squeezed by their neighbours and split, allowing the acetic acid bacteria and yeast to grow and … Continue reading

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How long do I run my drip lines?

by Rebecca Shortt, Engineer, Water Quantity, OMAFRA , 30 June 2016 This blog post will show the 2 steps to roughly calculate how long to run a drip system.

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