Category Archives: Ginseng

Pest Control Product Changes for Ginseng for the 2021 Growing Season

With a new season beginning, growers are starting to apply products for disease control on ginseng. Here are the changes in pest control products since last spring. Nematode Control Velum Prime (fluopyram) is now registered for control of soil dwelling/root … Continue reading

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Snow and Freeze Impacts on Ginseng and Lavender

Snow and cold temperatures are in the forecast for much of Southern Ontario Tuesday and Wednesday nights. Both ginseng and lavender growers have the option to employ row covers to protect tender plants in the spring. Here are things to … Continue reading

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Crop Protection Guide for Ginseng 2021 Now Available

The 2021 version of OMAFRA Publication 847 Crop Protection Guide for Ginseng is now available. This guide lists integrated pest management strategies for ginseng along with a listing of pest control products registered for use on ginseng and their rates … Continue reading

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Upcoming Webinar: Access to Labour in 2021

Chair: Stefan Larrass, OFVGA February 11, 2021 at noon- 1 (Zoom webinar) Access to Labour in 2021: HR Resources for farms, Portia MacDonald-Dewhirst, Executive Director, Canadian Agricultural Human Resources Council (CAHRC)

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Permit to Take Water Workshops

Please see below details on two upcoming webinars on how to apply for a Permit to Take Water. FEBRUARY 22, 2021 | 12:00 pm – 1 pmPermit to Take Water – Electronic Application WorkshopSpeakers: Joshua Ng and Holly Buchanan, Ministry … Continue reading

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OFVC Educational Series: Live and Recorded Seminars

Recorded seminars are now available online The OFVC is hosting an educational series of recorded and live presentations that are available for viewing at ofvc.ca. Live sessions will be available during scheduled times and require advance registration. If you are unable to participate … Continue reading

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