berry Articles

Spraying Cane, Bush and Bramble Berries

Spraying highbush, cane and bramble berries is challenging. Invasive insects such as spotted-wing drosophilla have made canopy management and IPM crucial to keeping the farm clean. And, when the crop scout reports that it’s time to spray, you need enough sprayer capacity to hit the ...Read More

Disease Control in Berry Crops

In the spring of 2016, the Ontario Berry Growers Association (OBGA) conducted a survey of its membership to poll how fungicides were being applied. The results were very interesting. Fungicide basics Generally, fungicides registered for berry crops are contact products, so coverage and timing are very important. ...Read More