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Apply for Covid-19 Funding: Application Webinar on Feb 2, 2021

Reposted from ONFloriculture Have you applied for OMAFRA’s Enhanced Agri-Food Workplace Protection Program (EAWPP), to help mitigate risks and costs from COVID??? If not, there’s still time! Funding continues to be available until February 26th, 2021 on a first come, first serve basis. Funding … Continue reading

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Agri-Food Workplace Protection Program: Additional Funding

On May 14, 2020 the ministry announced the launch of the Agri-Food Workplace Protection Program for Producers.   The government has recently announced an additional $11.6 M in funding.

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Have You Seen This Red and Black Bug?

It looks like a boxelder bug doesn’t it?  Ah, but boxelder bugs have a lot more solid black on their wings.  Maybe a milkweed bug? No, they have red and black wings but no black circles like this one. Can’t … Continue reading

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Boxwood Leafminer Adults Are Flying Where Black Locusts are in Flower Bud!

Boxwoods in the landscape not looking so good?  Are you seeing a lot of yellow-brown spots on leaves?

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New CAP Intake to Help Canadian Growers Develop New Markets

{Re-posted from ONFloriculture blog} The Canadian Agricultural Partnership (CAP) has just announced a new program to help fund agri-food businesses starting e-commerce sales or other activities that might open new market channels.  This targeted intake is called “Agri-food Open for E-business” and can be … Continue reading

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2019 Tour for Ontario Nursery Growers

2019 Ontario Nursery Growers’ Tour — Thursday, Sep 19th Meet us at Landscape Ontario Office 7856 Fifth Line South (7:00 am) THEME:  “A New Perspective”

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Japanese beetles are in flight! -What Growers Need to Know

Japanese beetle season is upon us once again!

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Anthracnose and Other Blights Out There

The cool, wet spring has created perfect conditions for leaf and stem diseases on woody ornamentals this year.  American Sycamore (Platanus occidentalis) and London Planetree (Platanus x acerifolia) are showing distinctive bud and shoot failure and leaf blights due to … Continue reading

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Boxwood Leafminer Adults Are Flying

Boxwoods in the landscape not looking so good coming out of the winter?  Are you seeing a lot of yellow leaves? Can you see any yellow-green-brown spots?

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Upcoming 2019 IPM Workshops!

Looking for a fun, educational workshop to brush up on your woody landscape plant health knowledge and skills?  Looking to network with other professionals? Have I got the workshop for you! OMAFRA-ISAO Course: “IPM and Site Condition Assessment For Woody … Continue reading

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