Tag Archives: Ginseng

Ginseng Crop Update – Dealing with Cold Temperature Damage May 14, 2021

Although the past week was not nearly as cold as the same period last year, there has been an extended period of well below normal temperatures. When this has occurred during plant emergence in the past, development of the tops … Continue reading

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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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Pesticide Resistance Management – Lunch and Learn Series

Lunch and Learn Series for fruit, vegetable and specialty crops Presented by OMAFRA horticulture specialists: Hannah Fraser – Entomologist, Katie Goldenhar – Pathologist, Kristen Obeid – Weed Management This series on pesticide resistance management is to give field growers with … Continue reading

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