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Berry Bulletin Sept 22, 2016

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June bearing strawberries– Leaf diseases such as powdery mildew, angular leaf spot, leaf scorch and common leaf spot often build up in August and September.  757 more words

Strawberries

OBGA Twilight Meeting

Tuesday September 13, 2016
Barrie Hill Farms
2935 Barrie Hill Rd., Barrie

If you are old enough to remember the last summer tour at Barrie Hill in 1998, you will be amazed at the growth and progress that has taken place since then.  250 more words

Strawberries

Danish"Hindbærsnitter" - frosted raspberry pop tarts!

I have tasted Hindbærsnitter twice in my life. Today, making these, and a year ago, when I made my first batch ever of Hindbærsnitter. This was embarrassingly enough also my first taste of hindbærsnitter after 5 years in Denmark, where these sweet pop-tart-looking things appear and are sold in every bakery  you go by. 610 more words

Baking

Dry soil conditions impact on nutrient availability

Deanna Németh, Horticulture Sustainability Specialist

Although the past week brought some much needed rain, many locations in Ontario were experiencing prolonged dry soil conditions.  These extended periods of very dry soil conditions can reduce Nitrogen (N), Phosphorus (P) and Potassium (K) availability to plants.   482 more words

Apples

How effective are foliar applied nutrients in dry weather?

Christoph Kessel, Soil Fertility Specialist (Horticulture), OMAFRA 

Many parts of Ontario have seen extremely warm weather and below average rainfall this season. With this weather the soils are drier as well.   453 more words

Apples

Berry Bulletin - July 15, 2016

Berry Bulletin #11       July 15, 2016 – Printable Version

June–bearing strawberries: Harvest is winding down across most of Ontario (except northern Ontario), and growers have begun the renovation process. 1,077 more words

Insects And Diseases

SWD update July 15, 2016

Spotted Wing Drosophila (SWD) update July 15, 2016

SWD numbers continue to increase. More sites are positive and more SWD are being trapped. This past week we have seen a big jump in SWD numbers in Essex County. 585 more words

Insects And Diseases