Tag Archives: IPM

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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New Episode of the What’s Growing ON Podcast

In the latest episode of the What’s Growing ON podcast, OMAFRA Horticulture IPM Specialists, Wendy McFadden-Smith (tender fruit and grape) and Melanie Filotas (specialty crops) talk about the importance of regular pest scouting, from how often and how much to … Continue reading

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Airblast Sprayer Focus in Upcoming Grower Pesticide Safety Course

Growers operating airblast sprayers are invited to participate in a special Grower Pesticide Safety Course on Saturday, April 4th, 2020 in Ancaster, Ontario. This course will focus on Airblast information, as well as the Grower Pesticide Safety Course information.  The … Continue reading

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