The VCR (vegetable crop report) is a weekly update which includes crop updates, weather and growing degree summaries for various vegetable growing regions across Ontario. Continue Reading VCR – Vegetable Crop Report – July 19, 2019
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?