Tag Archives: Industrial crops

Downy Mildew Identified on Hemp (Cannabis sativa) in Southwestern Ontario

By: Amy Fang Shi, Sean Westerveld, Jim Todd and Melanie Filotas Downy mildew of hemp (also known as cannabis downy mildew) has been identified in multiple hemp fields in southwestern Ontario. The disease first appeared in early September and was … Continue reading

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Grey County Agricultural Services Centre: Specialty Cropportunities Workshop -18 March, 2015

Considering growing a new crop? Not sure what crops can be grown on your farm? Want to find out what is ‘hot” right now? Growing specialty crops presents some unique challenges compared to traditional crops. These include: few options for … Continue reading

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New Specialty Crop Resource Launched

By Sean Westerveld, Ginseng and Medicinal Herb Specialist OMAF and MRA; Evan Elford, New Crop Development Specialist OMAF and MRA; Melanie Filotas, Specialty Crop IPM Specialist OMAF and MRA; and Jim Todd, Transition Crops Specialist OMAF and MRA. Growers in … Continue reading

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