Category Archives: Leafy Vegetables

OMAFRA welcomes Travis Cranmer, Vegetable Crop Specialist

OMAFRA Vegetable Specialist Travis CranmerOMAFRA’s newest Vegetable Crop Specialist, Travis Cranmer, joins the ministry from the Vineland Research and Innovation Centre, where he worked on applied and molecular research in plant biology. With OMAFRA, he will work with vegetable crops including bok choy, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, cauliflower, celery, chives, garlic, kale, kohlrabi, lettuce, leeks,  onions, shallots and spinach. Continue reading OMAFRA welcomes Travis Cranmer, Vegetable Crop Specialist

Delegate Insecticide label expanded via Minor Use Program for control of additional insects on several crops in Canada

J. Chaput, OMAFRA, Minor Use Coordinator, Guelph

The Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) recently announced the approval of URMULE registrations for Delegate Insecticide for control of several additional insect pests on several crops in Canada. Delegate Insecticide was already labeled for use on a number of crops in Canada for control of insects. Continue reading Delegate Insecticide label expanded via Minor Use Program for control of additional insects on several crops in Canada

Root, bulb, leafy and brassica vegetable pest report – 8 July 2013

See below for the degree days accumulated from April 1st until July 8th, 2013.These values are provided as guidelines only. Local environments, soil type, field history, etc. are likely to influence activity of these pests. Continue reading Root, bulb, leafy and brassica vegetable pest report – 8 July 2013

Root, bulb, leafy and brassica vegetable pest report – 27 June 2013

See below for the degree days accumulated from April 1st until June 27th, 2013.These values are provided as guidelines only. Local environments, soil type, field history, etc. are likely to influence activity of these pests. Continue reading Root, bulb, leafy and brassica vegetable pest report – 27 June 2013

Root, bulb, leafy and brassica vegetable pest report – 19 June 2013

See below for the degree days accumulated from April 1st until June 18th, 2013.These values are provided as guidelines only. Local environments, soil type, field history, etc. are likely to influence activity of these pests. Continue reading Root, bulb, leafy and brassica vegetable pest report – 19 June 2013

Root, bulb, leafy and brassica vegetable pest report – 6 June 2013

See below for the degree days accumulated from April 1st until June 6th, 2013.These values are provided as guidelines only. Local environments, soil type, field history, etc. are likely to influence activity of these pests. Continue reading Root, bulb, leafy and brassica vegetable pest report – 6 June 2013

Minor Use Label Expansion Granted for Quadris Fungicide for Control of Leaf Blights on Celery

J. Chaput, OMAFRA, Minor Use Coordinator, Guelph

The Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) recently announced the approval of a minor use label expansion for QUADRIS® Flowable Fungicide (azoxystrobin) for control of leaf blights (Cercospora and Septoria) on celery in Canada. Quadris® fungicide was already labeled for management of a variety of diseases on a range of crops in Canada. Continue reading Minor Use Label Expansion Granted for Quadris Fungicide for Control of Leaf Blights on Celery