'Environmental Outlook on Agriculture' symposium at U of G Agriculture will be the theme of this year’s Environmental Sciences Symposium (ESS) hosted by University of Guelph students. Horticulture will be well represented in the Jan. 21 daylong event.
A myriad of reasons exist for employing biological controls: ever changing government regulations, costs of chemicals and applications, pests developing resistance to chemical classes, and public relations benefits of growing "environmentally friendly" products. Learn more about these reasons in Biocontrol in Protected Culture.
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New format for OMAFRA IPM workshops A pair of one-day IPM workshops are being hosted this winter by the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, in conjunction with Flowers Canada Growers and the Vineland Research and Innovation Centre.
More research on medicinal benefits of plants Scientists at Purdue University and eight other institutions have developed new resources poised to unlock another door in the hidden garden of medicinally important compounds found in plants.