Zing! Healthy Foods, based in Leamington, Ontario, introduces a unique bell pepper, the chocolate bell.
The historic floods of the Saint John River have been devastating in southern reaches of New Brunswick – Fredericton and Moncton -- but have had no effect on potato growers at higher elevations.
The Pest Management Regulatory Agency has announced revisions to the use of chlorothalonil, the active ingredient in fungicides such as Bravo and Echo. The number of applications for potatoes, for example, will be reduced from 12 to three per year.
The Ontario government is supporting upgrades to three vegetable processing facilities owned by Bonduelle Canada Inc – good news for Ontario’s 200 processing vegetable growers.
The teacher panel, featured at AgScape 2018 annual meeting, agrees that field trips are effective way to engage children about agriculture.
For Okanagan Valley fruit farmer Sukhjit Sidhu, this year’s labour crunch is stressing his ability to maintain his orchards. Many other growers are in the same predicament.
Not only Florida tomato growers, but blueberry growers are asking for protection in the NAFTA negotiations.