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.
Glacier Media, parent company of Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show, invests in Oxford County farmland adjacent to the show site. The plan is to offer more parking space.
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.
On Canada’s Agriculture Day, February 12, use all your communication tools to show how technology is revolutionizing horticulture. It’s part of the ongoing dialogue with consumers. Talk. Share. Listen.
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.