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National team will present latest information on biological control of spotted wing Drosophila – one hour webinar

Michigan researchers share the latest results on SWD management.

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Summer Student Positions Available at the Simcoe Research Station

Organization:    Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Division/Branch:   Economic Development Division / Agriculture Development Branch Position Title:   Student – Summer Research Assistant Job Term:   Temporary (6 positions) for up to 18 weeks Location:  OMAFRA Simcoe Resource Centre, Simcoe, … Continue reading

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Research Results Event: Hexanol and its role in enhancing post harvest shelf life in fruit

Please join us for an International Research Development Centre (IDRC) Project result session on Hexanal and its role in enhancing post-harvest shelf life in fruits including nanopackaging.

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WORKSHOPS: USING AGROMINERALS FOR SOIL AMENDMENT

Workshop dates:   November 23 – Rittenhouse Hall, OMAFRA December 6 – Rittenhouse Hall, OMAFRA Time: 8:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Are you a farmer interested in different practices for maintaining soil health? A team of researchers at Brock University … Continue reading

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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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