The Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Growers’ Association is holding its 160th annual general meeting, Feb. 19, 2019 in Niagara Falls -- a day ahead of the Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Convention. Don’t miss the latest information on all the issues that matter to growers!
Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Convention is in its 18th year, and features a wide lineup of horticultural experts, educational sessions, trade show exhibitors and great networking opportunities. It runs Feb 20-21, 2019 at the Scotiabank Convention Centre, Niagara Falls, Ontario.
The Thames River in southwestern Ontario will be putting less phosphorus into Lake Erie, if new technologies being tested are successful. Downstream, that should mean less algae in Lake Erie.
Loblaw is opening its PC Insiders program to all 16 million PC Optimum loyalty members. The annual subscription fee earns free pick-up, shipping, and savings on selected President’s Choice items. It’s a significant move, taking on Amazon.
CanAgPlus held its annual general meeting December 6, 2018, electing four directors to the board that oversees the CanadaGAP program. Stephanie Lariviere becomes chair and Scott Wright becomes vice-chair.
Soil health outreach is the aim of a $500,000 donation to the University of Guelph, marking World Soil Day on December 5.
Canada’s international farm workers contribute significantly to the local economies where they live. The latest release in the Canadian Horticultural Council’s video series shows just how big and beneficial those contributions can be.
NatureFresh Farms, Leamington Ontario will add 32 acres of greenhouse tomatoes to its operations in 2019. The Delta, Ohio location is in its third winter growing season with high-pressure sodium lights.
Canada’s sparkling wines are worthy of international competition, according to Tom Stevenson, one of the world’s leading experts. And taste testing proved it at the Cool Climate and Oenology Viticulture Institute.