Category Archives: Ginseng Other

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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Good Agricultural and Collection Practices (GACP) Risk Management Workshop

Developed by Canadian Herb, Spice and Natural Health Products Coalition The Ontario Lavender Association will be hosting a Good Agricultural and Collection Practices (GACP) certification course over two sessions on Saturday Feb 6 and Saturday Feb 13. Growers of all specialty … Continue reading

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Ensuring a Long Storage Life of Dried Ginseng Roots

Due to a slow selling season this year, some growers may be hanging on to roots for an extended period for future sale. If handled properly, dried ginseng roots should have a long storage life. There is minimal scientific information … Continue reading

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Ginseng Crop Update – June 23, 2017

While the amount of rainfall has been highly variable across the ginseng growing area, all areas have received periodic showers this week that has resulted in long periods of leaf wetness. Foliar Phytophthora is still active in several farms and … Continue reading

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Ginseng Crop Update – April 21, 2017

The new growing season is upon us and ginseng is beginning to emerge from the soil into the straw in older gardens.  Given the moist conditions in many fields, growers should ensure adequate protection of the roots from Phytophthora root … Continue reading

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Ginseng Crop and Research Update – May 6, 2016

Last week I mentioned that we are tracking five weather forecasting sites to determine which are the most accurate for Simcoe. That information will take more time than anticipated to analyse, so results will be available next week. All five … Continue reading

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