Category Archives: Minor Use

Prowl® H2O Herbicide label expanded for control of labeled weeds on direct seeded green onions grown on muck soil

Jim Chaput, Minor Use Coordinator

The Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) recently announced the approval of an URMULE registration for Prowl® H2O Herbicide for control of labeled weeds on direct seeded, green (bunching) onions grown on muck soil in eastern Canada and British Columbia. Prowl® H2O Herbicide was already labeled for use on a number of crops in Canada for control of weeds. Continue reading Prowl® H2O Herbicide label expanded for control of labeled weeds on direct seeded green onions grown on muck soil

66th Annual Muck Vegetable Growers Conference

The 66th Annual Muck Vegetable Growers Conference will be held April 12-13 at the Bradford and District Memorial Community located at 125 Simcoe St., Bradford, ON. The conference is free and registration starts at 8:30. For more details please see:  http://www.uoguelph.ca/muckcrop/muckconference.html

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Minor use label expansion for malathion for brown marmorated stink bug

J. Chaput, OMAFRA, Minor Use Coordinator, Guelph

The Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) recently announced the conditional approval of the 3rd Canadian minor use label expansion for brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB) for MALATHION 85E insecticide (malathion) for suppression of BMSB on a large number of currently labeled crops in Canada. MALATHION 85E was already labeled for management of a variety of insect pests on several crops in Canada.

This minor use submission for BMSB was sponsored in 2011 by the minor use office of OMAFRA in response to the urgent threat posed to agriculture by this new invasive pest and minor use priorities identified by producers and extension personnel in Canada. Continue reading Minor use label expansion for malathion for brown marmorated stink bug

MINOR USE LABEL EXPANSION GRANTED FOR ASSURE® II HERBICIDE FOR WEED CONTROL ON CUCURBIT VEGETABLES IN CANADA

By Jim Chaput, Minor Use Coordinator, OMAFRA

The Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) recently announced the approval of a minor use registration for ASSURE® II (quizalofop-p-ethyl) Herbicide for control of labeled weeds on crop group 9, cucurbit vegetables in Canada. Crop group 9, cucurbit vegetables includes cucumbers, melons, squash, pumpkins and gourds. ASSURE® was already labeled for use on a wide range of Canadian major, specialty and minor crops. Continue reading MINOR USE LABEL EXPANSION GRANTED FOR ASSURE® II HERBICIDE FOR WEED CONTROL ON CUCURBIT VEGETABLES IN CANADA