The Ontario Fruit & Vegetable Convention hosts a student poster competition every year. This year’s winner, Leah Blechschmidt, addressed the abundance and diversity of native bees in Ontario apple orchards. 

British Columbia’s2019 budget of the agriculture ministry will increase by 5.4 per cent from 2018. Most of the increase is to fund the Grow-Feed-Buy BC initiatives, including ‘regional food hubs’ and enhancement of the Buy BC program.

Rubber-boot weather delayed harvest in Prince Edward Island in fall 2019.

Last fall’s unprecedented rainy and muddy harvest across many potato-growing regions of Canada has led to worries that seed supplies will be tight. Here’s what growers had to say in this phone survey finished February 14, 2019.

The Canadian Horticultural Council has released the latest video in its awareness campaign of international farm workers in Canada. This one focuses on women workers from Trinidad. 

Workshops will be led by OMAFRA vegetable specialists Travis Cranmer and Dennis Van Dyk focussing on garlic production and pest management as well as scouting other vegetable crops. The schedule includes the northern Ontario towns of New Liskeard, Sudbury and Desbarats.

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