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Berry Bulletin August 11, 2017

In this bulletin: crop updates Anthracnose SWD management pollinator habitats Advertisements

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Spotted Wing Drosophila (SWD) update August 11, 2016

SWD numbers continue to increase! Pressure from this insect is very high now. Use all forms of management- weekly sprays, regular, thorough harvest (every 2 days or less) and immediate post-harvest cooling to less than 5 C (preferably cooler). SWD … Continue reading

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Spotted Wing Drosophila (SWD) Update – August 5

SWD numbers have increased dramatically. More sites with SWD More counties where SWD has been trapped (+Grey , Wellington, Peterborough, Northumberland) All ripening fruit at risk Huge increase in numbers of SWD, especially near June bearing strawberries, and wild raspberries. … Continue reading

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Spotted Wing Drosophila (SWD) Update – July 29, 2016

See http://www.Ontario.ca/spottedwing SWD numbers have increased dramatically. More sites with SWD More counties where SWD has been trapped (+Grey , Wellington, Peterborough, Northumberland) All ripening fruit at risk Huge increase in numbers of SWD, especially near June bearing strawberries, and … 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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Weed Control in Blackberries

Myth Busting Time! Are all of the herbicides labelled for raspberries also legal to use on blackberries? No. Blackberries are not always on the same herbicide label as raspberries. Please be careful when choosing herbicide options for use on blackberries. … Continue reading

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