In the Berry Field: May 31st, 2023

Wednesday, May 31, 2023

 In this week's edition of In the Berry Field; Sonny Murray gives a crop update for the major berry crops.

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Anytime you say a broad statement publically someone will prove you wrong....this was sent in from a Nova Scotia grower picked on May 31st.  

Also in this week's edition (Scroll Down to See):
-Products for Aphid Control in Strawberries
-Weather and GDD Summary from Kentville
-Weather Station Funding

Products for Aphid Control in Strawberries

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On-Farm Weather Station Departmental Funding 

We have been fielding a handful of questions on the model of weather station that is compatible with the already established NS Farm Weather Netnetwork. Farms can now avail of funding for weather stations under the Departmental Environmental Stewardship and Climate Change Program (BMP 92, page 8).   

Under the previous program, NSDA funded and Perennia supported the installation of Davis Vantage Pro2 stations.  These stations are compatible with and easily added to Perennia’s Farm Weather Tools – Nova Scotia Farm Weather map, and for those using PomeBlight, it can be added to your blight monitoring platform. 

Orders can be made directly through Davis:


Weather Data from Kentville: