Tag Archives: Pest Control Product Application

Tank Mixing Update – Implications for Users of Pest Control Products

By: J. Mosiondz (OMAFRA) with input from J. Deveau (OMAFRA) Tank mixing, a practice commonly performed by growers across the agricultural spectrum, is an important practice used to reduce the number of sprayer passes per season, prevent resistance development, and … Continue reading

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Managing Spring Foliar and Root Diseases – Ginseng Crop Update April 24, 2020

Phytophthora leaf blight on ginseng in a previous year. The cold weather over the past week has slowed down ginseng emergence considerably. Emergence is now delayed to around normal for this time of year. Temperatures are forecast to remain below … Continue reading

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Got coverage? Register now to improve spray coverage in hops for more effective pest control

Registration deadlines for next week’s hops sprayer workshops are rapidly approaching.  Note that these workshops could be cancelled if minimum registration numbers are not reached by the deadlines. See the bottom of this article for details on the workshops and … Continue reading

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Additional hop field workshop added for 2019

A third in-field hop workshop is now available for the 2019 season. Hop growers are invited to attend any of the following three field workshops being offered by OMAFRA specialists. To register for any of these sessions, contact the Agriculture … Continue reading

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Introducing the Hopsprayer

Any hops grower who has tried to apply pest control products, whether organic or conventional, knows that spraying hops can be a challenge. Many hops growers use radial airblast sprayers, however at as much as $10,000, these sprayers may not … Continue reading

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