Monitoring Greenhouse Water Quality | Surveillance à effet de serre Qualité de l’eau

Hi, I’m Shalin Khosla, Greenhouse Vegetable Specialist, with the Ontario government. In this video we will show you how to sample and monitor irrigation water quality for greenhouses and container nurseries. There are five important sampling points to monitor water quality for nutrients, plant pathogens and water management. These are raw water, the production area, […]

Land Applying Greenhouse Water | Déversement sur les terres d’eaux d’alimentation provenant de serre

Hi, I’m Deanna Nemeth, Nutrient Management Program Lead in Horticulture crops, with the Ontario government. In this video we will discuss what to consider before land application. Greenhouse nutrient feedwater is post production water that has nutrients but is no longer being reused within the greenhouse. This may be due to plant performance being compromised […]

Training Young High Density Apple Trees | Conduite des nouveaux vergers de pommier

Hi, I’m Leslie Huffman, Apple Specialist, with the Ontario Government. In this video on high density apple orchards, I’ll show you how to train Tall Spindle trees from Year 2 to full production. After the first year, Tall Spindle apple trees should be reaching for the top wire with a tall, straight leader. Each feather […]

Keeping Workers Safe at Ontario Greenhouses | Maintenir la sécurité au serres de l’Ontario

[TITLE: Ontario Greenhouse Worker Safety] Hi, my name is Andrew Selluski. I’m an Occupational Health and Safety Inspector with the Ministry of Labour in the Western Region. [Ontario van approaches greenhouse] Today we’re at Beverly Greenhouses, a cucumber greenhouse in southwestern Ontario. The focus of today’s video is to look at a greenhouse operation. We’ll […]

Farming in Ontario’s Greenbelt | Agriculture dans la ceinture de verdure de l’Ontario |

(music) (Marshall’s Real Farmers Market sign) (Ontario Greenbelt logo)>>Marissa Jessup: Here, at Marshall’s Real Farmer’s Market, we have 170 acres. (Celebrating 10 years of Ontario Greenbelt) We grow everything from asparagus to beans, to peas. My husband, Ryan Marshall and his father Jim Marshall, they farm 2,500 acres in the Halton Region with a mix […]

Greenhouse Water Treatment: Pre-Irrigation Substrate Removal | Substrat avant l’irrigation

Hi, I’m Shalin Khosla, Greenhouse Vegetable Specialist, with the Ontario Government. In this video we’ll look at initial filtration options including coarse filters, settling tanks, and rapid sand filters. Raw water and recycled water used for irrigation should pass through a filtration system to remove any particles that may clog up the emitters. The primary […]

Managing Apple Cropload in High-Density Orchards | Gestion de la charge fruitière des pommiers

Hi, I’m Leslie Huffman, Apple Specialist, with the Ontario Government. In this video on high density apple orchards, I’ll show you how to determine the correct cropload for young trees. Early cropping is our goal in planting high density apples, but over-cropping can ruin the vigour (and profitability) of your orchard. A tree that is […]

Planting High Density Apple Orchards: Year 1 | Plantation de nouveaux vergers : année 1

Hi, I’m Leslie Huffman, Apple Specialist, with the Ontario Government. In this video on high density apple orchards, I’ll show you how to train the newly planted apple tree for the Tall Spindle system. Our goal is to grow a tall, narrow tree with a straight leader up to the top wire, and a fruiting […]

Multifunctional Windbreaks: Planting | Brise vents multifonctionnels : plantation

[Title: Multifunctional Windbreaks: Planting] [Farm Treeline] [Narrator] Planting a windbreak can have long-lasting and positive impacts on your farm by reducing the effects of wind. They also provide multi-benefits such as supplementary farm income as they mature. There are essential steps when designing, establishing and maintaining a windbreak to ensure success. Deciding the functions that […]

Wind Machines in a Vineyard or Orchard | Éoliennes dans un vignoble ou un verger

Hi, I’m Hugh Fraser, Agricultural Engineer with the Ontario government. In this segment, I’m going to show you how a wind machine can help protect a vineyard, or an orchard, from cold injury. When plant tissue temperatures fall below critical values, sensitive perennial crops such as grapevines and tree fruits can suffer irreversible cold injury, […]