Information for Commercial Apple Growers in Ontario

| News & Alerts | Crop Management | Pest Management | Food Safety |
| Harvest & Postharvest | Business & Innovation | Weather & Climate |
| Environmental Stewardship | Specialists & Services | Statistics |
| Tools & Additional Resources |

Apple Production

Managing High Density Apple Orchards

News & Alerts


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Crop Management

| General | Cultivars | Rootstocks | Pruning and Training | Plant Growth Regulators | Pollination | Soil, Fertility & Crop Nutrition | Irrigation | Organic |




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Soil, Fertility & Crop Nutrition

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Water supply, timing, amount, fertigation, permits. Filter out the information you need with the resources below:

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Browse these pages for information on organic production, certification, and the business side of organic agriculture:

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Pest Management

| General | Monitoring | Diseases & Disorders | Nematodes | Insects | Beneficials | Weeds | Vertebrates | Pesticide Safety | Pesticide Application |

Pest Management - General

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Monitoring & Scouting

Diseases and Disorders

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Insects & Mites

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Beneficial Insects and Mites


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Vertebrate Pest Management

Pesticide safety

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Pesticide Application
Spraying Techniques
Drift Reduction

Harvest & Postharvest

Find information on harvest, cooling, storage, grading, inspection, and postharvest issues in the recommended resources below:

| Harvest | Storage problems | Storage Recommendations | Regulations | General |


Storage Problems

Storage Recommendations



Food Safety

These index pages will get you to the information you need:

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Business and Innovation

Sharpen your pencil and browse OMAFRA's business and innovation resources:

Business planning

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Marketing and value added

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Farm programs

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Weather and Climate

You can't control the weather, but you can be prepared. And it's always a good topic of conversation.

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Environmental Stewardship

You can find lots of information on these index pages:

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Specialists and Services

Stats and Facts

Tools and Additional Resources

For your library or the seat of your pickup truck: