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Berry Bulletin May 20, 2016

Berry Bulletin 05-20-16  printable PDF

May 20, 2016 

Crop conditions:  Crop development has been slow, especially in eastern Ontario. Things should move ahead more quickly now that warm weather is here.   957 more words

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Even more new products for berry growers…….

Publication #360, Guide to Fruit Production, was updated during the winter and copies are now available from most OMAFRA offices, and on line.  The updated publication includes over 30 new products, new uses or new formulations for berry crops.  256 more words

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Pollinator planting - demonstration sites needed

Are you a vegetable or fruit grower that depends upon pollinators to produce a crop?

With funding under the Great Lakes Agricultural Stewardship Initiative (GLASI), the University of Guelph in partnership with… 159 more words

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Biocontrols for berry growers

Improving the potential for successful biocontrol strategies on strawberry and raspberry farms.

 Tuesday March 8, 2016

Springfield Golf and Country Club, Guelph

9:00 am-4:pm

March 8 2016 Biocontrol Agenda and Registration Form… 154 more words

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OBGA and OFVC- Feb 16-17, 2016 - two informative days for berry growers

The Ontario Berry Growers Association Annual Meeting Feb 16 and the Berry Session at the Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Convention Feb 17, 2016, both in Niagara Falls, are jam-packed with information affecting the fast-paced berry industry. 116 more words

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Can You Keep Spotted Wing Drosophila Out? - Exclusion Netting Trial

Shelby Jones – Agricultural Technician, OMAFRA
Pam Fisher – Berry Crop Specialist, OMAFRA
Contributor: Ellen Cole

Spotted Wing Drosophila (SWD), Drosophila suzukii, is an invasive vinegar fly that was first detected in Ontario in 2011. 1,397 more words

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Wham Cran Thankya Man

Trying to think of a cranberry pun proved more difficult than anticipated.

The other day CB and I were out for a jaunt and I ended up coming back with half a grocery bag full of wild cranberries. 376 more words