9 episodes

Digging up the latest dirt on Ontario horticulture production. What's Growing ON? is hosted by Cassandra Russell and Kristy Grigg-McGuffin. This podcast features conversations with crop specialists from Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food & Rural Affairs on production, pest management and other best management practices for fruit, vegetables and specialty crops.

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Digging up the latest dirt on Ontario horticulture production. What's Growing ON? is hosted by Cassandra Russell and Kristy Grigg-McGuffin. This podcast features conversations with crop specialists from Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food & Rural Affairs on production, pest management and other best management practices for fruit, vegetables and specialty crops.

    Pepper Weevil & Cyclamen Mites

    Pepper Weevil & Cyclamen Mites

    In this episode, Kristy sits down with co-host Cassie Russell, former acting Vegetable Crop Specialist and current acting Tree Fruit Specialist to talk about monitoring for the problematic invasive insect, the pepper weevil. For more information on how...

    • 30 min
    Herbicide Resistance & Colorado Potato Beetle

    Herbicide Resistance & Colorado Potato Beetle

    In this episode, we are joined by Kristen Obeid, Weed Specialist for horticulture crops to talk about the status of herbicide resistance in Ontario and a provincial resistance testing project that is underway. For more information on how to get your...

    • 45 min
    Back to Basics: Apple IPM Case Study

    Back to Basics: Apple IPM Case Study

    In this special extended episode, Cassie goes back to basics with co-host Kristy Grigg-McGuffin, Horticulture Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Specialist to talk about the components of what makes an IPM program using summer disease in apples as a case...

    • 54 min
    Cucurbit Downy Mildew & Gypsy Moth

    Cucurbit Downy Mildew & Gypsy Moth

    In this episode, we are joined by Katie Goldenhar, Pathologist for horticulture crops to talk about the early activity of cucurbit downy mildew (CDM). For more information on CDM, visit Cucurbit Downy Mildew Forecast on ipmPIPE and the Michigan State...

    • 36 min
    Most Crop Per Drop

    Most Crop Per Drop

    In this episode, we are joined by Rebecca Shortt, Water Quantity Engineer to hear tips on how to make every drop of irrigation count for horticulture production. For more information and links to videos, visit the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food...

    • 1 hr 8 min
    Strawberry Anthracnose & Sweet Potatoes

    Strawberry Anthracnose & Sweet Potatoes

    In this episode, we are joined by Erica Pate, Fruit Crop Specialist for berries to talk weather-based models and how they can be used to manage issues like anthracnose in strawberries. For more information on anthracnose management, click here. As well,...

    • 54 min

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