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What’s Growing ON? – Episode 6

OMAFRA's Katie Goldenhar talks early activity of cucurbit downy mildew and Jennifer Llewellyn explains why we're seeing such high populations of gypsy moth in this week's podcast.

Episode 6: 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 University Hausbeck Plant Pathology Research Lab. Looking to report CDM in Ontario? Contact Andew Wylie ( or Katie Goldenhar ( 

As well, Jennifer Llewellyn, Nursery & Landscape Specialist sits in the ‘Horticulture Hotseat’ to shine some light on why we’re seeing such high populations of gypsy moth in Ontario this summer. 

Plus, Ontario crop updates for July 17th, 2020. If suspect allium leaf miner damage in garlic, contact Travis Cranmer (

Have a question or a topic you’d like us to cover? Email us at 

Click here for a list of previous What’s Growing ON? episodes.

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