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  • Current Late Blight Risk In Ontario Field Tomatoes

    Sep 25 | Ag News | | Comments Off on Current Late Blight Risk In Ontario Field Tomatoes

    By: Amanda Tracey, Vegetable Crops Specialist, OMAFRA, Ridgetown and Cheryl Trueman, Department of Plant Agriculture, Ridgetown Campus – University of Guelph As mentioned in a previous...

  • Kemptville Vegetable Workshop

    Sep 23 | Ag News | | Comments Off on Kemptville Vegetable Workshop

    The Veg Team will be coming to Kemptville October 29th and 30th to host two days of Vegetable Pest and Production workshops. The workshops will include field scouting, diagnostics as well...

  • Current Late Blight Risk In Ontario Field Tomatoes

    Sep 20 | Ag News | | Comments Off on Current Late Blight Risk In Ontario Field Tomatoes

    By: Amanda Tracey, Vegetable Crops Specialist, OMAFRA, Ridgetown and Cheryl Trueman, Department of Plant Agriculture, Ridgetown Campus – University of Guelph With tomato harvest in full...

  • Vegetable Crop Report – September 4

    Sep 19 | Ag News | | Comments Off on Vegetable Crop Report – September 4

    Temperature – Generally cooler weather combined with heavier morning dews and some precipitation has continued to be conducive to the development of plant pathogens in many of the...

  • Gesagard Herbicide Label Expanded Via Minor Use Program For Use On Parsley

    Sep 19 | Ag News | | Comments Off on Gesagard Herbicide Label Expanded Via Minor Use Program For Use On Parsley

    J. Chaput, OMAFRA, Minor Use Coordinator, Guelph The Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) recently announced the approval of a minor use label expansion registration for Gesagard...

  • Vegetable Crop Report – September 12, 2019

    Sep 17 | Ag News | | Comments Off on Vegetable Crop Report – September 12, 2019

    Temperature – Degree day accumulation slowed this week across most of the growing regions as cooler weather arrived. Continue to be vigilant in scouting for pathogens as crops approach...

  • Current Late Blight Risk In Ontario Field Tomatoes

    Sep 16 | Ag News | | Comments Off on Current Late Blight Risk In Ontario Field Tomatoes

    As mentioned in a previous post, this is Year 1 of a three-year research project to assess the value of different spore traps and forecasting models to predict late blight risk for field...

  • Current Late Blight Risk In Ontario Field Tomatoes

    Sep 15 | Ag News | | Comments Off on Current Late Blight Risk In Ontario Field Tomatoes

    By: Cheryl Trueman, Department of Plant Agriculture, Ridgetown Campus – University of Guelph and Amanda Tracey, Vegetable Crops Specialist, OMAFRA, Ridgetown As mentioned in a previous...

  • Vegetable Crop Report – August 29, 2019

    Sep 1 | Ag News | | Comments Off on Vegetable Crop Report – August 29, 2019

    Temperature – Cooler weather combined with morning dew and some precipitation has been conducive to the development of plant pathogens in many of the vegetable growing regions in the...

  • POLLINATOR SANCTUARIES ON YOUR FARM

    Aug 28 | Ag News | | Comments Off on POLLINATOR SANCTUARIES ON YOUR FARM

    Christian Farmers Federation of Ontario Commentary By Paul Bootsma, CFFO Field Services Manager On July 3, the Ontario Soil & Crop Improvement Association (OSCIA) hosted a tour of three...

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