Jamie Reaume, right, visits with a Holland Marsh grower.

No stranger to horticulture, Jamie Reaume is honoured for his agricultural advocacy by Farm & Food Care Ontario. One of his former roles was founder and executive director of the Holland Marsh Growers’ Association. 

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Michael Brownbridge, Vineland research director

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Federal ag minister Lawrence MacAulay and Anna-Mary Schmidt, head of grapevine diagnostics

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OMAFRA’s new vegetable specialist

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Farm & Food Care Champion Award

No stranger to horticulture, Jamie Reaume is honoured for his agricultural advocacy by Farm & Food Care Ontario. One of his former roles was founder and executive director of the Holland Marsh Growers’ Association. 

Meet Mike Chromczak

The Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Growers’ Association (OFVGA) has formed a new Environment and Climate Change Section to respond to a host of issues. Mike Chromczak has agreed to be chair, entering new territory for both himself and the association.

Vineyard excellence honoured

The $4.4 billion Ontario grape and wine industry honoured three leaders in Niagara Falls on March 23 at the 30th anniversary of the Cuvée Grand Tasting. Albrecht Seeger won the Cuvée Vineyard of Excellence Award.  

CHC 2018 newsmakers

Several long-serving growers and industry leaders were honoured at the Canadian Horticultural Council meetings in Ottawa on March 14.They included John MacDonald, a potato and berry grower from Prince Edward Island.

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The Rimon 10 EC insecticide label is expanded for control / suppression of insects on field peppers and non-bearing nursery stock in Canada.

Re-cropping after Callisto or Command?

It is very important to know what herbicides have been used on any land prior to planting a new crop, to determine if there will be concerns with herbicide residues. In this article, see the re-cropping intervals required in certain crops. 

Luna Sensation for 2018

Luna Sensation is available for the 2018 season.  The systemic fungicide targets highly problematic diseases such as sclerotinia rot, powdery mildew, and monilinia.

Revus fungicide for pink rot

Syngenta Canada Inc. has received registration of Revus fungicide as a potato seed treatment for the suppression of pink rot and control of seed‑borne late blight in potatoes.

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RELATED NEWS

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Re-cropping after Callisto or Command?

It is very important to know what herbicides have been used on any land prior to planting a new crop, to determine if there will be concerns with herbicide residues. In this article, see the re-cropping intervals required in certain crops. 

Luna Sensation for 2018

Luna Sensation is available for the 2018 season.  The systemic fungicide targets highly problematic diseases such as sclerotinia rot, powdery mildew, and monilinia.

Revus fungicide for pink rot

Syngenta Canada Inc. has received registration of Revus fungicide as a potato seed treatment for the suppression of pink rot and control of seed‑borne late blight in potatoes.

Syllit 400 FL fungicide label

Syllit fungicide now registered for control of peach leaf curl on peaches and nectarines and cherry leaf spot on cherries in Canada. 

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  • Field peppers
    Rimon insecticide for pepper weevil

    The Rimon 10 EC insecticide label is expanded for control / suppression of insects on field peppers and non-bearing nursery stock in Canada.

  • Re-cropping after Callisto or Command?

    It is very important to know what herbicides have been used on any land prior to planting a new crop, to determine if there will be concerns with herbicide residues. In this article, see the re-cropping intervals required in certain crops. 

  • Luna Sensation for 2018

    Luna Sensation is available for the 2018 season.  The systemic fungicide targets highly problematic diseases such as sclerotinia rot, powdery mildew, and monilinia.

  • Revus fungicide for pink rot

    Syngenta Canada Inc. has received registration of Revus fungicide as a potato seed treatment for the suppression of pink rot and control of seed‑borne late blight in potatoes.

  • Amanda Tracey
    OMAFRA’s new vegetable specialist

    OMAFRA announces a new vegetable crop specialist to be stationed in Ridgetown, Ontario. Amanda Tracey brings years of experience to the position.   

  • Jamie Reaume, right, visits with a Holland Marsh grower.
    Farm & Food Care Champion Award

    No stranger to horticulture, Jamie Reaume is honoured for his agricultural advocacy by Farm & Food Care Ontario. One of his former roles was founder and executive director of the Holland Marsh Growers’ Association. 

  • Syngenta changing of the guard

    Syngenta Canada announces a leadership change, with Jay Bradshaw retiring and Trevor Heck assuming the role of president. The transition is effective June 1, 2018.

  • Asparagus grower Mike Chromczak is the chair of the newly formed Environment and Climate Change Section at the Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Growers’ Association. He farms at Brownsville, Ontario.
    Meet Mike Chromczak

    The Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Growers’ Association (OFVGA) has formed a new Environment and Climate Change Section to respond to a host of issues. Mike Chromczak has agreed to be chair, entering new territory for both himself and the association.

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