Author Archives: Jenny Liu

IAW Employer Registry & COVID Supports

Registry of Employers of International Agri-Food Workers Did you know that the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs launched avoluntary registry for employers of international agri-food workers under the TemporaryForeign Worker Program? This registry will help the province … Continue reading

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Information and Resources for Christmas Tree Producers

There are an abundance of excellent resources available on Christmas tree production, selections of which are linked below. Important note: information originating from sources outside of Ontario should be taken as guidance only. Recommendations with specific quantities (i.e. fertilizer rates) … Continue reading

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Hazelnut Production Update August 24, 2021

Guide to Hazelnut Production is Live Hard copies of OMAFRA Publication 863: Guide to Hazelnut Production in Ontario are now available for purchase! Click here to be taken to the site. As a reminder, the free PDF version is also … Continue reading

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Hazelnut Production Update August 13, 2021

Production Update Harvest is approaching! This week, husks are beginning to unfurl and nuts are beginning to change colour in certain varieties. Growers across the province are getting their harvest, cleaning, drying, storage, and processing equipment ready.

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Hazelnut production update July 28, 2021

Current Status Nuts are developing well and harvest will be approaching soon. Squirrels and chipmunks have been very active in orchards and may eat or spoil much of the nut crop before it has a chance to mature. Refer to … Continue reading

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June 29, 2021 Ontario Hazelnut Crop Update

Crop Status As we reach the end of June, most growers are happy with their tree growth and don’t have many production issues to report. Some had experienced sudden death of older and healthy trees near the beginning of the … Continue reading

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