Kristen Obeid, OMAFRA Weed Specialist – Horticulture
Weedinfo.ca: If you are trying to identify a weed, find the newest information on herbicide resistance and other emerging issues in weed management you need to visit weedinfo.ca.
Provincial Weed Page: http://www.omafra.gov.on.ca/english/crops/insects/weeds.html
Ontario Crop IPM: Know how and why it is important to scout and identify weeds, as well as diagnose herbicide injury. Continue reading Resources on weed management
Field peppers are susceptible to a number of pests and disorders that can lead to fruit rots. This can make managing rots quite difficult. This article outlines some key points to understand about the variety of pests, disorders, and contributing factors that lead to fruit rots. Continue reading Pepper fruit rots
Kristen Obeid, Weed Management Specialist – Horticulture, OMAFRA
Published by the Grain Farmers of Ontario, the resource features over 120 species commonly found in and around agricultural fields. The Weed ID Guide for Ontario Crops is now available in the following formats:
These can be downloaded from the following website: http://fieldcropnews.com/2016/09/weed-id-guide-for-ontario-crops/
The publication was funded through Growing Forward 2, a federal-provincial-territorial initiative.
These workshops are available for those who will be scouting horticultural crops this year.
To register, please contact OMAFRA’s Agricultural Information Contact Centre at 1-877-424-1300.
Planning is underway for the scout training workshop for hops. Details will be provided soon.
Introduction to IPM
- May 2, 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
- Conference Rm 1, 2 and 3, 1st Floor,1 Stone Rd. West, Guelph
- Workshop Leader: Denise Beaton
- Notes: Lunch on your own. Handouts provided. Pay parking ($12/day).
VEGETABLE CROPS Continue reading OMAFRA IPM Scout Training Workshops for 2017
Featuring over 120 species commonly found in and around agricultural fields, the Weed ID Guide for Ontario Crops is now available in the following formats. Continue reading Weed ID Guide for Ontario Crops
August 29, 2016 — Some topics are relevant year after year, but you might not always take the time to filter through previous posts to find them. I’ve highlighted some here that might be of interest this week. Click on the preview images below to jump to the articles. Continue reading Seasonal Topics – August 29, 2016