Collaborative. Untiring. Tenacious. These are some of the adjectives that Brian Gilroy, president, Canadian Horticultural Council used to describe four award winners at the 98thannual general meeting in Ottawa.
Ag minister Marie-Claude Bibeau, flanked by Rebecca Lee, executive director, CHC and Brian Gilroy, chair CHC, is thanked by BC potato grower Bill Zylmans for more than $2.3 million to manage costly potato disease.
The European Food Safety Authority is closely monitoring the global outbreak of coronavirus disease. Ironically, its headquarters are based in Parma, in the north of Italy, part of the lockdown by the Italian government.
Agriculture in the Classroom organizations are on track to reach approximately 70,000 students in more than 2000 classrooms from coast to coast.
Based in Kingsville, Ontario, Mastronardi Produce is assuming sales and marketing for the nearby greenhouse production of Double Diamond Farms. Watch for further expansion plans by 2021.
Be safe. Be well. Never was that more important than in 2020 as some farmers are reflecting on last year’s tough harvest and planning spring planting.