Adavelt is a novel fungicide in the Corteva Agriscience pipeline for disease control on a wide range of horticultural crops.
The Ontario produce industry’s finest leaders shone at the OPMA Annual Awards, held November 9. One of the five award winners was Lewis Collins, now retired from Stronach & Sons at the Ontario Food Terminal.
In New Brunswick’s changing political fortunes, the Conservatives took the reins of the provincial government on November 9. Ross Wetmore was named the new minister of agriculture, aquaculture and fisheries.
Canadian produce industry reps focused on competitiveness in their meetings with more than 50 parliamentarians. The two days were capped with a meeting with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
Resources are available on-line to reduce musculoskeletal injuries among workers. Here’s one piece of advice: Hands below head.
Without the men and women who work the fields and greenhouses, there would be no fruit and vegetable production in Canada. This video, directed by the Canadian Horticultural Council, showcases Jamaican worker Anthony at TapRoot Farms, Nova Scotia.
The Public Health Agency of Canada says the Salmonella outbreak is ongoing and involves infections in five provinces.
Thanks to the efforts of growers in British Columbia, Ontario and Quebec, commercial, heritage and new varieties of apples are on display at the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair which runs November 2 -11. It’s the venue for the National Apple Competition.