Tag Archives: Strawberries

SWD Update July 27, 2018

This post contains a summary of trap counts for the week of July 23.  Note that unless otherwise noted, the numbers reported are number of SWD per trap rather than total number over 4 traps.  Please refer to previous blog … Continue reading

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Berry Bulletin August 11, 2017

In this bulletin: crop updates Anthracnose SWD management pollinator habitats

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NORTH AMERICAN BERRY CONFERENCE

NORTH AMERICAN BERRY CONFERENCE At the Great Lakes EXPO, Grand Rapids Michigan, Dec 4-6, 2016 This year, growers can take advantage of a berry special opportunity. The North American Strawberry Growers Association (NASGA) and the North American Raspberry and Blackberry … Continue reading

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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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International Strawberry Symposium Quebec City, August 13-17, 2016

International Strawberry Symposium  Quebec City, August 13-17, 2016. The next ISHS International Strawberry Symposium will take place in Quebec City from the 13th to the 17th of August, 2016. Known as the Olympics of Strawberry, this meeting occurs once every … Continue reading

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