By Rebecca Shortt, Kathryn Carter, and Danielle Visschedyk, OMAFRA Irrigation water can contain pathogens, microorganisms that cause illness or death… Continue Reading Irrigation Water Quality and Mitigating Food Safety Risks
Temperature – A hot June has pushed the accumulated degree days above the 10-year average across the province. Rainfall – Rainfall has… Continue Reading VCR: Vegetable Crop Report – July 9, 2018
Temperature – After a cool April, growing degree days have caught up to the 10-year average and surpassed the average in… Continue Reading VCR: Vegetable Crop Report – June 18, 2018
The 2017 growing season has been a wet one seemingly across the province, but just how much rain have we… Continue Reading Talking About the Weather – 2017 vs 10 year average
Jennifer Jarvis, OMAFRA In 2016, many areas of the province saw very warm and dry conditions, creating challenges for horticulture… Continue Reading Do you have a water contingency plan?
Janice LeBoeuf, OMAFRA Vegetable Crop Specialist, Ridgetown Healthy and hardy transplants are a critical part of a successful season. When… Continue Reading Holding Vegetable Plug Transplants
Despite the abundance of information available on spray drift, we continue to see widespread incidents of damage to a variety… Continue Reading Spray Drift: Why is it still happening?