Category Archives: Tree Nuts

SERENE® Herbicide label expanded via Minor Use Program to help manage labelled weeds in various crops and crop groups

By Josh Mosiondz, Minor Use Coordinator, OMAFRA, Guelph The Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) recently announced the approval of a minor use label expansion registration for SERENE® Herbicide for control or suppression of labelled weeds in various crops and crop groups … Continue reading

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Register Now! 2022 Hazelnut IPM Workshop

Looking for a chance to refresh your knowledge of Hazelnut IPM? New to growing or scouting hazelnuts? Join OMAFRA specialists Melanie Filotas and Jenny Liu for a virtual Hazelnut IPM Workshop on Friday May 27 from 9:30 am to noon. … Continue reading

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New Ontario Crop Protection Hub now available for accessing crop protection information online

The Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) is transforming the way crop protection information is provided to better serve clients through an online digital application called the Ontario Crop Protection Hub. The following specialty crops are currently included … 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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OMAFRA’s Guide to Hazelnut Production in Ontario now available online

Publication 863, Guide to Hazelnut Production in Ontario is now available for download on the OMAFRA website. This 150-page guide provides growers, advisors and researchers with a comprehensive handbook on the basic and advanced methods of producing hazelnuts in Ontario, … Continue reading

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