The extended label on this foliar fungicide will assist growers in suppressing powdery mildew on field and greenhouse mint as well as greenhouse-grown lettuce.
The U.S. is reassigning up to 750 border guards from ports of entry along the country’s southern border, to assist in processing migrant crossings from Mexico. Shipments of fresh produce into the U.S. can expect a slowdown for an unspecified period.
EarthFresh Farms of Burlington, Ont. announced its expansion into the southeastern U.S. with an advanced technological packing plant and distribution centre in Atlanta, Georgia.
The new 140,000 sq. ft. facilities will operate as EarthFresh Atlanta.
Montreal is the host for the 2019 Canadian Produce Marketing Association Convention and Trade Show April 2-4. It’s the place to be for everything new in fruits and vegetables across the country. More than 500 exhibitors are on deck.
NatureFresh Farms is expanding its Leamington facilities for year-round Ontario-grown produce, and showcasing new sustainable practices. In addition, Conor Chilvers has joined the team as retail sales account manager.
Legislative ratification of the new NAFTA (U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement) is unlikely before Canada’s fall election. For Canadians, a key stumbling block is steel tariffs. For the American Democrats, the labour chapter is contentious.
Ontario agriculture minister Ernie Hardeman was on hand at the Ontario Tender Fruit Growers’ annual general meeting to receive an Award of Merit on behalf of Foodland Ontario. Phil Tregunno, board chair, complimented Foodland Ontario for its 42 years of making local food a trend.
BASF Agricultural Solutions Canada will relocate its head office from Mississauga, Ontario to Calgary, Alberta effective October 1, 2019. Horticultural staff will continue to work from eastern Canada.