This resource provides excellent pictures and describes key features to identify the six different species found in Ontario: waterhemp, redroot pigweed, green pigweed, tumble pigweed, smooth pigweed and prostrate pigweed.
BASF Canada Agricultural Solutions has received registration for Merivon fungicide. It can be used to address key diseases such as black rot and bitter rot in apples, and Septoria leaf spot and botrytis gray mold in blueberries.
The Ontario Pesticide Education Program courses focus on product information, health and environmental risk management, pesticide application and pesticide safety practices. Growers can work through the course at their own pace.
Belchim Canada has received a PMRA label expansion for Diplomat fungicide that includes application for phomopsis and downy mildew in grapes, powdery mildew in blackberries, loganberries and raspberries, and control of phomopsis and leather rot in strawberries.