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Register Now! Ontario Apple Orchard Tour

Space is filling up fast! Don’t miss out on a great learning and networking opportunity.

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Ontario Fruit & Vegetable Convention Presentations Now Available Online

Presentation slides from the 2017 Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Convention (OFVC) are now posted online. Fruit content at this year’s OFVC included: Berries Specialty Berries Grapes Winery Tender Fruit Apples Sweet & Hard Apple Cider Specialty Tree Fruit & Nuts

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Fire Blight Management Project Update

Wendy McFadden-Smith, OMAFRA Horticulture IPM Specialist; Kristy Grigg-McGuffin, OMAFRA Horticulture IPM Specialist; Amanda Green, OMAFRA Tree Fruit Specialist A joint Growing Forward 2 project with the Ontario Apple Growers and the Ontario Tender Fruit Growers was launched this past year … Continue reading

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Spotted Wing Drosophila: Canadian Webinar Series Part #3

A series of webinar sessions are on-going in an effort to share information about the regional spotted wing drosophila (SWD) situation and research/management progress made so far, and to provide a forum for discussion about gaps in knowledge and next steps … Continue reading

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Spotted Wing Drosophila: Canadian Webinar Series

The appearance in Canada in 2009 of the spotted wing drosophila (SWD), Drosophila suzukii has meant lost revenues for fruit growers and challenges for the crop specialists they rely on. Research activities underway provincially, at universities and within Agricultural and Agri-Food Canada … 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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A Report of Substrate Trials on Day-neutral Strawberries

by Toktam Taghavi and Adam Dale, Department of Plant Agriculture, University of Guelph, and Jean-Pierre Fortin, Fafard et Frères Ltd., Saint Bonaventure, Quebec A set of substrate trials was established at the Simcoe Research Station to compare different substrate and … Continue reading

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