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What’s Growing ON? – Episode 2

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Episode 2: Spotted Wing Drosophila & Weed Control in Carrots

In this episode, we are joined by Hannah Fraser, Entomologist for horticulture crops and Erica Pate, Fruit Crop Specialist for berries to introduce us to the invasive insect, spotted wing drosophila and how berry and tender fruit growers are dealing with this difficult pest. As well, we hear from Dennis Van Dyk, Vegetable Crop Specialist for root vegetables, on weed control in carrots and some existing and emerging technologies for getting rid of those pesky weeds. Plus, Ontario crop updates for June 12th, 2020.

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Music: Aspire by Scott Holmes

Have a question or a topic you would like us to cover? Email us at ONhortcrops@gmail.com

Click here for a list of previous What’s Growing ON? episodes

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