from Jenny Huynh, Stakeholder Communications and Marketing Officer, OMAFRA:
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The Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) recently announced the approval of a minor use label expansion registration for Reason® 500SC Fungicide for control of downy mildew on basil and an amendment to update the label to include management of downy mildew on the new Brassica vegetable crop groups 5-13 and 4-13B in Canada. The head and stem Brassica vegetable group includes cabbage, napa cabbage, Brussels sprouts, cauliflower and broccoli and the new Brassica leafy greens crop group includes arugula, Chinese broccoli, Chinese cabbage, bok choy, collards, cress, kale, mizuna, mustard greens, etc. Reason® Fungicide was already labeled for use on a number of crops in Canada for control of several diseases. Continue reading Reason® 500SC Fungicide label expanded for management of downy mildew on basil and Brassica crops→
District 1 of the Ontario Processing Vegetable Growers and OMAFRA present……. The 42nd Annual Tomato Day
Friday, March 2, 2018 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
19 Seacliff Drive E., Leamington, ON Admission: $30 (includes educational program, trade show, hot lunch). No preregistration required.
The program schedule for the Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Convention is mind boggling. With over 36 different sessions and 144 different presentations, you can be forgiven for not knowing exactly where to start.
Job Ad: 2018 Horticulture Crop Summer Student Field Research Assistant Positions (up to 3 positions in Ridgetown) Organization: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs
Position Title: Summer Student Field Research Assistant Job Term: Temporary for 16 – 18 weeks Location: Ridgetown, ON Salary: $14.85/ hour, based on a 36.25 hour work week Closing Date: February 2, 2018