Safely dispose of unwanted or obsolete agricultural pesticides. Cleanfarms Ontario is offering free disposal of unwanted pesticides. Please consider this… Continue Reading Clean Farms 2022 Unwanted Pesticide Disposal
By Josh Mosiondz, Minor Use Coordinator, OMAFRA, Guelph The Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) recently announced the approval of a… Continue Reading SERENE Herbicide label expanded via Minor Use Program to help manage labelled weeds in various vegetable crop groups
By Katie Goldenhar Cucurbit downy mildew has not yet been identified in Ontario or the Great Lakes region in 2022… Continue Reading Cucurbit downy mildew – get out and scout!
Cucumber scouts near Chatham, ON identified downy mildew symptoms in a cucumber field, and it was confirmed by Dr. Cheryl… Continue Reading Downy mildew identified in Kent County cucumbers, 17-June-2021
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
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
If you wish to maintain strong populations of hoary squash bees on your farm next year and the following years, please plant at least an acre of pumpkin or squash on your farm. Continue Reading Maintaining Pumpkin and Squash Pollinators through 2020
Online scout training workshops for horticultural crops grown in Ontario Continue Reading OMAFRA Vegetable IPM Scout Training Workshops for 2020