Thrips got you down? Not sure what you can do to beef up your thrips-management program? Then this new webinar is for you!
Drs. Sarah Jandricic (Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs) and Rose Buitenhuis (Vineland Research and Innovation Centre) have combined their respective knowledge into a “systems approach” for thrips management.
Want to know what that means, and how it can work for you? Then keep reading!
Nursery and Floriculture Growers, Landscapers and Retail Garden Centres are all working hard to provide the kind of excellence in service and plant material that Ontarians have come to know and expect. As more horticultural businesses are opening up, we thought it would be helpful to review some of the resources that have been developed […]
How do you get help in this day and age when your extension agent or consultant can’t just pop into your greenhouse and look at a problem with you? Although nothing can replace seeing an issue first-hand, there is still a way to get help with your pest and production issues from a distance.
This post will give you tips on key information you need to send, and how to take good photos, to make getting quick and accurate answers from experts easier via email or messaging.
It’s that time of year again! Learn how to recognize important greenhouse pest species; discuss the benefits of sprays versus bios! All in the 1 day workshop on “Greenhouse IPM: Achieving Sustainable Biocontrol”, held on March 1 in Vineland.
In honour of #bellletstalk day, click here to get an update on “In the Know”, a mental health literacy course designed specifically for farmers. The pilot course will soon be available by researchers at the University of Guelph.
You may remember last year’s post on some of their stunning research; like how 45% of Canadian farmers indicated they were under high levels of stress and many are suffering from anxiety and depression. Some of you may even have participated in interviews that will help these researchers in developing online material to support growers.
If you need help TODAY, here are some resources you can reach out to: