Updated OMAFRA Crop Protection Guides Available

The following updated crop protection and production guides are available for download and/or print. Many of these will be applicable to specialty crop growers as well.

2020 Publication 75B: Guide to Weed Control Hort Crops

Available free online on the OMAFRA website.

Publication 75B has been the definitive source of weed control information for more than 50 years. It has the latest information on managing weeds in all crop and agricultural situations.  This guide contains:

  • A number of new products and tank-mixes in various horticultural crops;
  • Updated Weed Control Rating Tables;
  • The latest information on confirmed populations of herbicide resistant weeds in Ontario.

Download your copy free online.  Print copies can be ordered from ServiceOntario Publications at a cost of $25 plus shipping and handling.  Order number 300190. Order online at Ontario.ca/publications or by phone 1-800-668-9938 Toll-free across Canada. For a complete list of OMAFRA publications visit omafra.gov.on.ca and click on ‘Publications’.

The front cover of OMAFRA Publication 75B Guide to Weed Control Hort Crops 2020

2020, Publication 847 Crop Protection Guide for Ginseng

Available free online on the OMAFRA website at Publication 847 Crop Protection Guide for Ginseng. This publication lists pest control products that are registered for use on ginseng in Ontario as of 2020.

Download your copy free online.  Print copies can be ordered from ServiceOntario Publications at a cost of $5 plus shipping and handling. Order number 300187.  Order online at Ontario.ca/publications or by phone 1-800-668-9938 Toll-free across Canada. For a complete list of OMAFRA publications visit omafra.gov.on.ca and click on ‘Publications’.

The front cover of OMAFRA Publication 847 Crop Protection Guide for Ginseng October 2019

2020, Publication 60: Field Crop Budgets

Available free online on the OMAFRA website at Publication 60 – Field Crop Budgets.

This annual publication is a management tool to estimate costs and evaluate cropping alternatives. You can use the sample costs as a guide to help you develop your production plans. The resulting estimate will assist in choosing a crop mix, setting target market prices and marketing strategies for your farm.

Download your copy free online.  Print copies can be ordered from ServiceOntario Publications at a cost of shipping and handling. Order number 300187.  Order online at Ontario.ca/publications or by phone 1-800-668-9938 Toll-free across Canada. For a complete list of OMAFRA publications visit omafra.gov.on.ca and click on ‘Publications’.

The front cover of OMAFRA Publication 60 Field Crop Budgets 2020

2020 Publication 75A: Guide to Weed Control Field Crops

Available free online on the OMAFRA website.

Publication 75A has been the definitive source of weed control information for more than 50 years. It has the latest information on managing weeds in all crop and agricultural situations.  This guide contains:

  • A number of new products and tank-mixes in various field crops;
  • Updated Weed Control Rating Tables;
  • The latest information on confirmed populations of herbicide resistant weeds in Ontario.

Download your copy free online.  Print copies should be available to order from ServiceOntario Publications by late April at a cost of $25 plus shipping and handling.  Order online at Ontario.ca/publications or by phone 1-800-668-9938 Toll-free across Canada. For a complete list of OMAFRA publications visit omafra.gov.on.ca and click on ‘Publications’. Given the current situation availability of print publications could be delayed.

The front cover of OMAFRA Publication 75A Guide to Weed Control Field Crops 2020

2020-2021, Publication 812: Field Crop Protection Guide

Available free online on the OMAFRA website at Publication 812: Field Crop Protection Guide.

This publication is the source of pest control information for field crops. The easy-to-read tables provide information and comments on insect and disease control products for major field crops including integrated pest management options and threshold information for each insect and disease.

Download your copy free online.  Print copies should be available to order from ServiceOntario Publications by late April at a cost of $18 plus shipping and handling.  Order online at Ontario.ca/publications or by phone 1-800-668-9938 Toll-free across Canada. For a complete list of OMAFRA publications visit omafra.gov.on.ca and click on ‘Publications’. Given the current situation availability of print publications could be delayed.

The front cover of OMAFRA Publication 812 Field Crop Protection Guide 2020-2021

2020-2021, Publication 835 Crop Protection Guide for Greenhouse Vegetables

Available free online on the OMAFRA website at Publication 835 Crop Protection Guide for Greenhouse Vegetables.

Publication 835 is the source of pest control information for greenhouse vegetable crops. Easy-to-read tables provide information on products that are registered for management of pests and diseases. The publication provides guidance on how these products can be compatibly used with biological control agents in integrated pest management (IPM) programs.

Download your copy free online.  Print copies should be available to be ordered from ServiceOntario Publications by late April at a cost of $15 plus shipping and handling.  Order online at Ontario.ca/publications or by phone 1-800-668-9938 Toll-free across Canada. For a complete list of OMAFRA publications visit omafra.gov.on.ca and click on ‘Publications’. Given the current situation availability of print publications could be delayed.

The front cover of OMAFRA Publication 835 Crop Protection Guide for Greenhouse Vegetables 2020-2021

2020-2021, Publication 838 Vegetable Crop Protection Guide

Available free online at Publication 838, Vegetable Crop Protection Guide.

This is an early release draft of this publication. The final English version will be posted when ready.

Publication 838 is the source of pest control information for commercial field vegetable production in Ontario. Easy-to read tables provide information on pest control products for managing insects, diseases, and other pests of Ontario vegetable crops. Activity tables are included to summarize activity of the products on key pests.

Download your copy free online.  Print copies should be available to order from ServiceOntario Publications in May at a cost of $18 plus shipping and handling.  Order online at Ontario.ca/publications or by phone 1-800-668-9938 Toll-free across Canada. For a complete list of OMAFRA publications visit omafra.gov.on.ca and click on ‘Publications’. Given the current situation availability of print publications could be delayed.

The front cover of OMAFRA Publication 838 Vegetable Crop Protection Guide 2020-2021

2020 Fruit Crop Protection Guides

Available free online at Fruit Crop Protection Guides 2020, Publication 360A, 360B, 360C, 360D, 360E.

These are early release drafts of these publications. The final English versions will be posted when ready.

Publication 360 is now offered as 5 stand alone crop publications: 360A Apples, 360B Berries, 360C Grapes, 360D Tender Fruit and 360E Tree Nuts. These publications provide pest control information for the commercial production of fruit crops. Pest management guidelines are presented in a calendar format and some publications include information on integrated pest management, thinning of tree fruit, plant growth regulators and nematodes. Technical information on products is easy to look up in the many tables in this publication.

Download your copy free online.  Print copies of Publication 360A, 360B, 360C, 360D, 360E

should be available to order from ServiceOntario Publications in May for $10 each or $35 kit of all 5 plus shipping and handling.  Order online at Ontario.ca/publications or by phone 1-800-668-9938 Toll-free across Canada. For a complete list of OMAFRA publications visit omafra.gov.on.ca and click on ‘Publications’. Given the current situation availability of print publications could be delayed.
The front cover of Publication 360A Crop Protection Guide for Apples 2020-2021The front cover of OMAFRA Publication 360B Crop Protection Guide for Berries 2020-2021The front cover of OMAFRA Publication 360C Crop Protection Guide for Grapes 2020-2021
The front cover of OMAFRA Publication 360D Crop Protection Guide for Tender Fruit 2020-2021The front cover of OMAFRA Publication 360E Crop Protection Guide for Tree Nuts 2020-2021

About Sean Westerveld

Ginseng and Medicinal Herbs Specialist, OMAFRA
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