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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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Hazelnut Pest Report – June 24, 2021

There’s lots of pest activity in southern Ontario hazelnut orchards at this time. New eastern filbert blight infections are getting ready to burst through bark. Gypsy moth, aphids, scale and bud mite are all active in orchards, as are their … Continue reading

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June 3, 2021 Ontario Hazelnut Crop Update

Welcome to the first instalment of the 2021 Ontario Hazelnut Crop Report from your OMAFRA tree nut team: Jenny Liu, Maple, Tree Nut and Agroforestry Specialist and Melanie Filotas, Horticulture IPM Specialist! We aim to post every few weeks during … Continue reading

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2021 Hazelnut IPM Workshop Resources Now Available

For the second year in a row, the Hazelnut IPM Grower Training presentations are being presented virtually. Traditionally, these sessions have been held over an afternoon in May at the Simcoe Research Station, however due to current COVID-related restrictions they … Continue reading

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Miravis Duo Fungicide Registered for Use on Ginseng and Hazelnut

Syngenta Canada has recently announced that the Miravis Duo fungicide label has been expanded to include the control of Alternaria blight of ginseng and eastern filbert blight of hazelnut, in addition to many other horticultural crops. Miravis Duo consists of … Continue reading

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They’re back!! Gypsy moths invade hazelnuts (and lots of other things)

I’ve had quite a few questions about little black caterpillars on hazelnuts this week. These guys are gypsy moth caterpillars, which were quite a problem in many Ontario hazelnut orchards last summer. Gypsy moths overwinter as egg masses on tree … Continue reading

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