Jennifer Jarvis, OMAFRA In 2016, many areas of the province saw very warm and dry conditions, creating challenges for horticulture… Continue Reading Do you have a water contingency plan?
The Grower is reporting that due to the extremely dry growing season, the MOECC, supported by OMAFRA, has agreed to… Continue Reading Temporary water permits available for Ontario irrigators
Excerpts taken from ONvegetables in the Grower, April 2014. A full pdf version of this article is available at 2014_Infosheet_Phytophthora-in-irrigation-water Phytophthora blight… Continue Reading The Potential for Spread of Phytophthora Blight of Cucurbits and Peppers in Irrigation Water
The US National Institute of Food and Agriculture’s Specialty Crop Research Initiative have been holding a 14-session webinar series on plant… Continue Reading Irrigation water quality and plant disease webinars
From ONvegetables in The Grower, February 2014 By Deanna Nemeth, Nutrient Management Program Lead (Horticulture)/ OMAF and MRA Fruit and… Continue Reading Managing wash water to protect your farm stream
By Rebecca Shortt, OMAF/MRA Water Quantity Engineer Are you considering improving your on-farm water use efficiency? Do you know what practices… Continue Reading Two practices to improve on-farm water use efficiency