Like me, many of you may have been feeling the absence of Dr. Chevonne Dayboll, who has temporarily taken a Research Analyst assignment with OMAFRA. To help fill the gap, we welcome Sophie Krolikowski, who will be the Acting Greenhouse Floriculture Specialist until June 2023.
To learn more about Sophie, and how to contact her, keep reading.
The recent boom in tropical plant production over the past few years means growers are encountering different and more challenging pests in greenhouses. Please join me and Judy Colley (Biological Technical Rep for Plant Products) for an upcoming webinar with Michigan State University Extension, where we talk about how to manage the “usual suspects” on various tropicals, as well as some of the more unique problems!
Keep reading for more information on registration.
Will tank mixing pesticides give you better efficacy? Save you money? Can tank mixing HURT your crop in any way? How do you know if two products are compatible? And, how do you know if you’re legally ALLOWED to tank mix two products?
This post covers all these questions and more, with some great links to other resources to boot!
This article was written by Jason Deveau (OMAFRA Application Technology Specialist) and Mike Cowbrough (OMAFRA Weed Management Specialist – Field Crops). The original post can be viewed on the Sprayers 101 website. New guidance on Health Canada’s federal tank mixing policy can be found here.
Getting off on the right foot in the new year is important personally AND in your greenhouse, especially when it comes to pest management.
Two of our Canadian greenhouse experts gave some great talks on where, when and how to sanitize in your greenhouse to avoid pest outbreaks, and new research findings on dipping vegetative cuttings to reduce incoming pests.
If you missed this webinar last week, see how you can watch a recoding of this Grow ON Webinar, below.