Tag Archives: Ginseng

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

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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

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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

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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

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Ginseng Pesticide and Research Prioritization Meeting – Dec. 2

The Ginseng Pesticide and Research Prioritization Meeting will continue this year as a Zoom meeting. This is an opportunity to discuss the production issues over the past year, establish research priorities for the coming year and to prioritize products for the minor use … Continue reading

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Late Fall Disease Management for Ginseng – Ginseng Crop Update October 27, 2021

It should come as no surprise to ginseng growers that it has been exceptionally wet this year since the beginning of June and especially this fall. Don’t take my word for it. Figure 1 shows a map of precipitation relative … Continue reading

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