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What’s Growing ON? – Episode 4

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Episode 4: Strawberry Anthracnose & Sweet Potatoes

In this episode, we are joined by Erica Pate, Fruit Crop Specialist for berries to talk weather-based models and how they can be used to manage issues like anthracnose in strawberries. As well, is it a yam or sweet potato? Melanie Filotas, Horticulture IPM Specialist for specialty crops sets the record straight on Ontario sweet potato production. Plus, Ontario crop updates for July 3rd, 2020.

Editor’s note: Since the recording of this podcast, cucumber downy mildew has now been detected in Kent County, Ontario

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Music: Aspire by Scott Holmes

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

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