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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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Hop Rates for 2021-2022 Advanced Payments Program

Advanced Payments Program Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada’s Advanced Payment Program (AAP), delivered by the Agricultural Credit Corporation (ACC) in Ontario, has released the list of rates for storage crops (including hops) for the 2021-2022 growing season. The available advance rate … Continue reading

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Collecting Accurate Weather Data for Ginseng Production

Weather monitoring is important for understanding crop conditions, determining the timing of pesticide application, and deciding whether previous pesticide applications were effective. However, it is important to understand how weather conditions should be monitored so the information is accurate and … Continue reading

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Where in Ontario can you grow sweet potatoes? Commercial production of a tropical crop in the great white north

The sweet potato is a tropical plant native to Central and South America, with most commercial production occurring in warm regions with very long frost free periods.  Given this, many people are surprised to learn that sweet potatoes are commercially … Continue reading

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Hop Online Course Now Available

Are you interested in growing hops but not sure where to start? Or are you an experienced hop grower looking for a refresher, or train new employees?  If so, you may be interested in the new online, on-demand course, Hop … Continue reading

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Fertility Guidelines for Haskap Grown in Ontario

There are currently no Ontario fertility recommendations for haskap. The following tables for nitrogen (N), phosphorus (P), potassium (K) and lime applications are guidelines only and are provided for reference based on similar common crops and published research on haskap in … Continue reading

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