Ambrosia apple

BC Tree Fruits Cooperative estimates the Ambrosia apple harvest will be up 20 per cent, over last year. Excellent spring and summer weather in the Okanagan has been a big contributor, bringing yields to more normal levels. 

Wild blueberry field in the fall. Photo courtesy Wild Blueberry Producers Association of Nova Scotia.

Nova Scotia’s Oxford Frozen Foods is among Canadian food companies hoping to build trade ties on a trade mission to China November 7-15. They are Canada’s largest processor of frozen wild blueberries. 

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Broad appeal and core brand identity were the goals behind Lakeside’s re-branding. Prospective partners, customers and employees will warm to the style of the new logo.

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The Ontario Produce Marketing Association is welcoming Michelle Broom as its new president. The Australian brings a wealth of international experience to the leadership role.

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On opening day of the Canadian Greenhouse Conference, A.M.A. Plastics Ltd. announced its name change to A.M.A. Horticulture Inc. to better reflect the company’s mission. The Kingsville, Ont. supplier has been in business since 1982.

Our Food Future is Guelph-Wellington’s entry in Canada’s Smart Cities Challenge. The proposal’s vision for a circular food economy taps into the area’s food-related technology and expertise. 

The 2018 survey will provide updated market intelligence and forecasts. The greater the number of participants, the more accurate the results will be. Deadline is November 30. 

Robyn Meerveld, assistant editor, The Grower

The popularity of “Fresh News from The Grower” with almost 3,000 readers every Monday morning has resulted in a new hire. Robyn Meerveld has joined The Grower team as assistant editor. 

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Quebec has new ag minister

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Lakeside Produce is rebranding

Broad appeal and core brand identity were the goals behind Lakeside’s re-branding. Prospective partners, customers and employees will warm to the style of the new logo.

Mike Mauti to release Produce Almanac

A comprehensive report on the 2018 U.S. and Canadian produce industry will be available Jan. 2019, according to its author Mike Mauti.

OPMA welcomes new president

The Ontario Produce Marketing Association is welcoming Michelle Broom as its new president. The Australian brings a wealth of international experience to the leadership role.

A.M.A. Horticulture for the future

On opening day of the Canadian Greenhouse Conference, A.M.A. Plastics Ltd. announced its name change to A.M.A. Horticulture Inc. to better reflect the company’s mission. The Kingsville, Ont. supplier has been in business since 1982.

The Produce Marketing Association’s 2018 summit will focus on big industry innovations and how to take advantage of them.  One of many Canadian exhibitors, Pure Flavor, is ready to unveil its latest new products. 

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  • Parasol fungicide label expanded for pome and stone fruit

    Parasol FL fungicide is now available for pome and stone fruit growers. It’s aimed at fire blight, coryneum blight, bacterial blight, eastern filbert blight, bacterial canker and leaf curl.

  • Chateau label expanded for hops

    The manufacturers of Chateau herbicide have been granted a new label expansion for control of suckers on hops and management of other labeled weeds.

  • Frontier Max label expanded for potatoes

    BASF Canada Inc. (BASF) has been granted a new label expansion for Frontier Max herbicide for control of annual grasses and key broadleaf weeds in potatoes.  In addition to its expanded label on potatoes, Frontier Max is also registered for use on corn, soybeans, dry beans, onions, cabbage and grapes. 

  • Mancozeb and metiram update

    The Pest Management Regulatory Agency has agreed to restart the review process for the commonly used fungicide mancozeb. However, the decision stands on metiram. 

  • André Lamontagne.
    Quebec has new ag minister

    Quebec’s new agriculture minister, André Lamontagne is one of 26 cabinet ministers sworn in October 18 under a Coalition Avenir Quebec premier. 

  • Robyn Meerveld, assistant editor, The Grower
    Welcome Robyn Meerveld

    The popularity of “Fresh News from The Grower” with almost 3,000 readers every Monday morning has resulted in a new hire. Robyn Meerveld has joined The Grower team as assistant editor. 

  • Lakeside Produce is rebranding

    Broad appeal and core brand identity were the goals behind Lakeside’s re-branding. Prospective partners, customers and employees will warm to the style of the new logo.

  • Not real figures - for demonstration purposes only.
    Mike Mauti to release Produce Almanac

    A comprehensive report on the 2018 U.S. and Canadian produce industry will be available Jan. 2019, according to its author Mike Mauti.

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Wine grape harvest through grower eyes

Grape Growers of Ontario’s fall harvest video is fresh and enjoyable – and evokes the sensory pleasure of a glass of fine wine.

B.C. Ambrosia apple crop up

BC Tree Fruits Cooperative estimates the Ambrosia apple harvest will be up 20 per cent, over last year. Excellent spring and summer weather in the Okanagan has been a big contributor, bringing yields to more normal levels. 

Wild blueberries to China

Nova Scotia’s Oxford Frozen Foods is among Canadian food companies hoping to build trade ties on a trade mission to China November 7-15. They are Canada’s largest processor of frozen wild blueberries. 

Quebec has new ag minister

Quebec’s new agriculture minister, André Lamontagne is one of 26 cabinet ministers sworn in October 18 under a Coalition Avenir Quebec premier. 

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