Category Archives: Ginseng Pest Management

Ginseng Crop Update – Pest Management During Emergence – May 13, 2022

With the sudden switch to summer-like weather and plenty of sunshine to heat up the soil, ginseng is rapidly emerging this week. More humid weather is expected over the weekend, and this will increase the risk of foliar diseases, especially … Continue reading

Posted in Ginseng, Ginseng Pest Management, Ginseng Production | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Ginseng Crop Update – April 29, 2022

Ginseng emergence continues to be slow compared to last year, which probably protected the plants from significant freezes the last two nights. Looking at Growing Degree Days (GDD) Base 5°C for the spring up to April 30 at Delhi (including … Continue reading

Posted in Ginseng, Ginseng Other, Ginseng Pest Management | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Ginseng Scout Training – June 8, 2022

After a two-year hiatus, Ginseng Scout Training will return with an in-field workshop on Wednesday, June 8, 2022 (rain date, June 9). This workshop is open to growers, scouts and industry representatives looking for training or a refresher on diagnosing … Continue reading

Posted in Ginseng, Ginseng Meetings, Ginseng Pest Management | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Considerations for Lowering the Cost of Production in Ginseng

There are two ways to increase revenues for any crop or product: increase prices or lower the cost of production. If we assume that price is outside of the grower’s control (which is not entirely accurate), then cutting costs can … Continue reading

Posted in Ginseng, Ginseng Other, Ginseng Pest Management, Ginseng Production | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Planning for Emergence – Ginseng Crop Update April 13, 2022

Emergence Spring 2022 has been considerably colder than Spring 2021 and that will give growers more flexibility to prepare for crop emergence and avoid shade collapses due to snow. Using weather data from the Environment Canada Weather Station in Delhi … Continue reading

Posted in Ginseng, Ginseng Other, Ginseng Pest Management | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Funding Available to Continue Testing Herbicide-Resistant Weeds

By: Kristen Obeid, OMAFRA Weed Management Specialist – Horticulture Funding is available for producers, agri-business, consultants and extension personnel to submit weed samples to be tested for herbicide resistance again this year.  Sample collection kits with sampling procedures can be … Continue reading

Posted in All Specialty Crops, Ginseng, Ginseng Pest Management, Herbs, Hops, Industrial and Misc. Crops, Industrial Hemp, Specialty Fruit and Nuts, Specialty Grains, Specialty Vegetables, Sweet Potato | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment