July 6th, 2020 – Downy Mildew was identified today in a commercial cucumber field in Kent County, Ontario.
Risk remains high now that the disease has been confirmed in Ontario despite hot, dry weather. Continue Reading Cucumber Downy Mildew has now been Confirmed in Kent County, Ontario
J. Chaput, OMAFRA, Minor Use Coordinator, Guelph The Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) recently announced the approval of a minor… Continue Reading Bioceres WP Biological Mycoinsecticide label expanded via Minor Use Program for management of whiteflies, aphids and thrips on additional greenhouse-grown crops in Canada
Kristen Obeid, OMAFRA Weed Management Specialist – Horticulture Do you suspect that you have herbicide resistant weeds on your farm? … Continue Reading Suspect you have herbicide resistant weeds? Participate in a genetic testing sampling project.
Downy mildew has been confirmed in a pickling cucumber crop in Berrien county, in Southwest Michigan. Cucumber downy mildew has NOT been identified in Ontario, but the risk is high. Growers are advised to use a downy mildew specific fungicide program, if this hasn’t been started. Continue Reading Cucumber Downy Mildew Confirmed in the Great Lakes Region 22 Jun 2020
Publications 838 – Vegetable Crop Protection Guide is now available in print, just as spray season ramps up. Order your… Continue Reading Publication 838 Print Copy Now Available!
This week’s chat features Ontario’s own Cheryl Trueman with the University of Guelph along with Dan Egel from Purdue and… Continue Reading GLVPN Today: Predicting Pest Pressure
By: Dr. Cheryl Trueman, Ridgetown Campus – University of Guelph About these tables: These tables were created using results from… Continue Reading Fungicide Efficacy Summary Tables for Management of Diseases in Field Tomatoes
Kristen Obeid, OMAFRA Weed Management Specialist – Horticulture I’ve been getting a lot of questions on how well certain herbicides… Continue Reading What to Expect from Herbicides in Cold Weather
Kristen Obeid1, Peter Sikkema2, Christian Willemse2, Nicole Langdon2, David Westerveld 2, Marie-Josée Simard3, Martin Laforest3, David Miville4 and Tammy Jones5… Continue Reading Waterhemp: A Spreading Invasive Weed in Ontario and Canada