Tag Archives: Pest Management

2021 OMAFRA Hop Update

The OMAFRA Hop Update is compiled annually for the Ontario Hop Growers’ Association AGM. The update includes information on markets, acreage, production, industry trends, pest management, research, etc. The update is typically provided in two sections: Market/Production/Research Update by Evan … Continue reading

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Crop Protection Guide for Ginseng 2021 Now Available

The 2021 version of OMAFRA Publication 847 Crop Protection Guide for Ginseng is now available. This guide lists integrated pest management strategies for ginseng along with a listing of pest control products registered for use on ginseng and their rates … Continue reading

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Pesticide Resistance Management – Lunch and Learn Series

Lunch and Learn Series for fruit, vegetable and specialty crops Presented by OMAFRA horticulture specialists: Hannah Fraser – Entomologist, Katie Goldenhar – Pathologist, Kristen Obeid – Weed Management This series on pesticide resistance management is to give field growers with … Continue reading

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Poast Ultra Herbicide Registered for Use on Basil

By Jim Chaput, Minor Use Coordinator, OMAFRA The Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) recently announced the approval of a minor use label expansion registration for POAST® ULTRA Herbicide for control of labeled weeds on basil (fresh and dried) in Canada. … 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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Velum Prime Nematicide Label Expanded Via Minor Use Program for Management of Nematodes on Ginseng

By Jim Chaput, OMAFRA Minor Use Coordinator The Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) recently announced the approval of minor use label expansion registrations for VelumTM Prime Nematicide/Fungicide for the suppression of nematodes on ginseng, caneberries, pome fruit and stone fruit … Continue reading

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