Ontarians have chosen the winner of the best grocery store asparagus display in the second Consumers' Choice Contest of the season organized by Foodland Ontario.
The New Democratic Party, led by Jagmeet Singh, has committed to payment protection for growers selling to the United States. The pledge was made June 16 when he unveiled the party’s platform for the fall federal election.
Radiance, a new sweet potato variety developed by Vineland Research and Innovation Centre, is now available commercially to growers in Canada’s northern climate. Here are some growing tips.
Carrot, parsnip and onion grower Doug Van Luyk is one of those in the Holland Marsh who has expanded to 500 acres in both muck and mineral soils with the help of labour-saving technology. Here, his son Bradley stands on top of a self-propelled, two-row carrot harvester near Newmarket, Ontario. Photo by Glenn Lowson.
CPMA has announced a Half Your Plate partnership with Olympic hockey champions Rebecca Johnston and Mélodie Daoust. They will be tweeting through their social media accounts.
British Columbia’s minimum wage went from $12.65 to $13.85 per hour on June 1, putting pressure on horticultural producers. Wage rates are scheduled for regular hikes in B.C. to $14.60 on June 1, 2020 and $15.20 on June 1, 2021.
“Everyone at the table” is the tag line for the first national food strategy. Federal ag minister Marie-Claude Bibeau announced $134 million in funding in Montreal.
Niagara’s Konzelmann Estate Winery was the site of a federal announcement of more than $2.3 million to the Canadian Grapevine Certification Network.