CHC elects PEI potato farmer

Alvin Keenan, Rollo Bay Prince Edward Island, will be leading the organization.

Overhead irrigation rigs were common in the Niagara peninsula during last summer’s drought. While tender fruit growers struggled to size fruit close to harvest, grape growers needed water at the same time during fruit development. Photo by Denis Cahill.

Last summer’s Ontario drought underscored the limitations of the Niagara peninsula’s agricultural


Berlin hosts Fruit Logistica

Berlin is the place to be this week when it hosts Fruit Logistica




  • Velum Prime: new nematicide

    Canadian potato growers are curious about Bayer’s new product Velum Prime.

  • Two new grape fungicides for 2017

    Engage Agro Corporation has announced the release of two new products to serve horticultural producers across Canada.

  • Admire under fire

    On November 24, Health Canada proposed a phase-out of the neonicotinoid imidacloprid, most commonly known by the brand name Admire.

  • North American agricultural journalists were invited to tour Syngenta’s state-of-the-art greenhouse complex in Raleigh-Durham. The one-acre research complex opened in 2012.  Here, corn is under the lights.
    Syngenta’s near future

    Raleigh, NC – At Syngenta’s North American Media Summit in late October, leaders addressed the news that the $43 billion sale to China National Chemical Corporation would be postpo


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