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IR-4 Southern Region priority setting conference call June 8 at 10 AM

Below is a link to the list of “potential nominated projects” from the IR-4 national database. The list is organized according to crop group, so although it is a seemingly large document (147 pages) you should be able to quickly thumb through to the commodities that you are most interested in. 542 more words


How pheromones are reducing pesticide use in Quebec apple orchards

Quebec pilot project uses chemical emitted by female insects to stave off pests’ procreation

Stéphane Cataphard, an apple producer in Quebec’s lower Laurentians, used to spray his orchards with insecticides to protect the fruit from the codling moth five, even six, times a year. 79 more words


Management of mealybug in vineyards

The following article provides information on the biology and management of mealybug in vineyards. 902 more words


Bug Spray Warning!

A Reasonable Idea

There is a suggestion floating around the internet on places like Facebook, Twitter, etc. The suggestion is to get yourself a big can of wasp & hornet spray (a pesticide) for protection – not from bug, but from criminals. 554 more words

General Observations

Got cabbage maggots? We’re interested!

Laura Stortz, OMAFRA / University of Guelph USEL student; Denise Beaton, OMAFRA Crop Protection Program Lead; Hannah Fraser, OMAFRA Entomology Program Lead (Hort)

The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) is collecting Cabbage Maggot larvae and pupae this summer as part of a national survey. 359 more words


Bee learning ability slowed by pesticides, study finds

Bees exposed to pesticides might have a harder time learning how to pollinate flowers than those who are not exposed to the substances, a new study suggests. 556 more words


Activity of insecticides and miticides in grape, 2016

This table provides information on the relative activity, REI, PHI and number of applications labeled and recommended for insecticides and miticides registered on grape. Shaded cells indicate uses that are on the label.   23 more words