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Special review decision released on pymetrozine

The Pest Management Regulatory Agency has reviewed pymetrozine and cancelled all its outdoor uses. Continued registration on greenhouse vegetables will be allowed with new mitigation measures. 

BioProtection portal launched in Canada

Available in English and French, this new online resource offers key information on crop pests and biocontrol and biopesticide products in Canada. 

Insecticide approved with more risk mitigation measures

The Pest Management Regulatory Agency has published its re-evaluation decision, approving continued use of lambda-cyhalothrin.  The synthetic pyrethroid will be allowed in a range of horticultural crops, such as the Brassica family, however, use on lettuce and bulb vegetables will be phased out.

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Keep your orchard disease-free and picture-perfect with MANZATE MAX Fungicide.

Microbe-based nitrogen fixation product to be launched

Corteva Agriscience and Symborg, an expert in microbiological technologies, plan to offer a nutrient efficiency optimizer in the United States, Canada, Brazil and Argentina.

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Special review decision released on pymetrozine

The Pest Management Regulatory Agency has reviewed pymetrozine and cancelled all its outdoor uses. Continued registration on greenhouse vegetables will be allowed with new mitigation measures. 

BioProtection portal launched in Canada

Available in English and French, this new online resource offers key information on crop pests and biocontrol and biopesticide products in Canada. 

Insecticide approved with more risk mitigation measures

The Pest Management Regulatory Agency has published its re-evaluation decision, approving continued use of lambda-cyhalothrin.  The synthetic pyrethroid will be allowed in a range of horticultural crops, such as the Brassica family, however, use on lettuce and bulb vegetables will be phased out.

MAXimize Your Crop’s Potential

Keep your orchard disease-free and picture-perfect with MANZATE MAX Fungicide.

Microbe-based nitrogen fixation product to be launched

Corteva Agriscience and Symborg, an expert in microbiological technologies, plan to offer a nutrient efficiency optimizer in the United States, Canada, Brazil and Argentina.

RELATED NEWS

Special review decision released on pymetrozine

The Pest Management Regulatory Agency has reviewed pymetrozine and cancelled all its outdoor uses. Continued registration on greenhouse vegetables will be allowed with new mitigation measures. 

BioProtection portal launched in Canada

Available in English and French, this new online resource offers key information on crop pests and biocontrol and biopesticide products in Canada. 

Insecticide approved with more risk mitigation measures

The Pest Management Regulatory Agency has published its re-evaluation decision, approving continued use of lambda-cyhalothrin.  The synthetic pyrethroid will be allowed in a range of horticultural crops, such as the Brassica family, however, use on lettuce and bulb vegetables will be phased out.

MAXimize Your Crop’s Potential

Keep your orchard disease-free and picture-perfect with MANZATE MAX Fungicide.

Microbe-based nitrogen fixation product to be launched

Corteva Agriscience and Symborg, an expert in microbiological technologies, plan to offer a nutrient efficiency optimizer in the United States, Canada, Brazil and Argentina.

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ecoation and Sollum Technologies to collaborate

Two Canadian-based companies are pursuing new ways to provide greenhouse growers with enhanced abilities to “see” the crop at a granular level and provide more measurements, including optimized lighting. 

Vineland to host automation webinar

A persistent labour crisis is driving interest in more automation. Vineland’s horticulture automation team is hosting a May 12 webinar to encourage more Canadian companies to adapt their technology to horticulture. 

Blue Radix and OGVG introduce autonomous greenhouse management

Blue Radix, a Dutch AI-tech specialist, is working with Ontario Greenhouse Vegetable Growers on autonomous greenhouse management. It’s one of 12 projects cost-shared with the Ontario ag ministry.  

 

NutriAg launches SiliCalMax

NutriAg is introducing newly registered SiliCalMax, a silicon and calcium foliar fertilizer for both fruit and vegetable crops.

Ontario greenhouse growers innovate

More than $3.6 million of Ontario funding will be targeted to 12 projects through the Greenhouse Competitiveness and Innovation Initiative. One project is to test cost effectiveness of anti-viral coating to treat tools and surfaces with hopes of reducing spread of human and plant viruses. 

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ecoation and Sollum Technologies to collaborate

Two Canadian-based companies are pursuing new ways to provide greenhouse growers with enhanced abilities to “see” the crop at a granular level and provide more measurements, including optimized lighting. 

Vineland to host automation webinar

A persistent labour crisis is driving interest in more automation. Vineland’s horticulture automation team is hosting a May 12 webinar to encourage more Canadian companies to adapt their technology to horticulture. 

Blue Radix and OGVG introduce autonomous greenhouse management

Blue Radix, a Dutch AI-tech specialist, is working with Ontario Greenhouse Vegetable Growers on autonomous greenhouse management. It’s one of 12 projects cost-shared with the Ontario ag ministry.  

 

NutriAg launches SiliCalMax

NutriAg is introducing newly registered SiliCalMax, a silicon and calcium foliar fertilizer for both fruit and vegetable crops.

Ontario greenhouse growers innovate

More than $3.6 million of Ontario funding will be targeted to 12 projects through the Greenhouse Competitiveness and Innovation Initiative. One project is to test cost effectiveness of anti-viral coating to treat tools and surfaces with hopes of reducing spread of human and plant viruses. 

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Cucumber imports examined by U.S. International Trade Commission

The latest American investigation into the effects of imports on U.S. seasonal markets is mostly driven by concerns about Mexico’s produce and its effects on Florida and Georgia growers. However, Canada is drawn into the fray, with industry experts testifying virtually on April 8.

Grape packaging wins prize for convenience

Cultivar, a produce company based in Spain, has won first prize in the “Best Convenience Packaging” category of the World Food Innovation Awards. The jury praised the functionality and aesthetic appeal of the paper-based format, while noting the reduction of plastic.

Canada remains top destination for U.S. produce

Despite the pandemic, the produce supply chain held strong in 2020 with Canada receiving 49 per cent of American produce exports valued at $3.5 billion. The number is unchanged from 2019.  

Mosaic Company to collaborate with AgBiome

The Mosaic Company, a producer and marketer of concentrated phosphate and potash crop nutrients, will collaborate with AgBiome, to discover, develop and launch novel biological approaches to enhancing soil fertility.

PMA and United Fresh to create new global trade association

The Produce Marketing Association and United Fresh Produce Association will combine on January 1, 2022. The new association will be led jointly by Cathy Burns and Tom Stenzel throughout 2022. After that, Burns will become the sole CEO. 

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ecoation and Sollum Technologies to collaborate

Two Canadian-based companies are pursuing new ways to provide greenhouse growers with enhanced abilities to “see” the crop at a granular level and provide more measurements, including optimized lighting. 

Vineland to host automation webinar

A persistent labour crisis is driving interest in more automation. Vineland’s horticulture automation team is hosting a May 12 webinar to encourage more Canadian companies to adapt their technology to horticulture. 

Blue Radix and OGVG introduce autonomous greenhouse management

Blue Radix, a Dutch AI-tech specialist, is working with Ontario Greenhouse Vegetable Growers on autonomous greenhouse management. It’s one of 12 projects cost-shared with the Ontario ag ministry.  

 

NutriAg launches SiliCalMax

NutriAg is introducing newly registered SiliCalMax, a silicon and calcium foliar fertilizer for both fruit and vegetable crops.

Ontario greenhouse growers innovate

More than $3.6 million of Ontario funding will be targeted to 12 projects through the Greenhouse Competitiveness and Innovation Initiative. One project is to test cost effectiveness of anti-viral coating to treat tools and surfaces with hopes of reducing spread of human and plant viruses. 

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CanadaGAP receives recognition against global benchmarking requirements

Global Food Safety Initiative recognition allows CanadaGAP-certified companies to remain competitive and maintain access to customers. 

Fill out CHC planting intentions survey

The Canadian Horticultural Council is conducting a member survey of the impact of COVID-19 on production. Deadline is May 14. 

Planting intentions are up for potatoes in Canada

The United Potato Growers of Canada estimates potato acreage will increase by 2.3% to 367,800 acres for 2021. General manager Kevin MacIsaac predicts that the supply pipeline will be empty by the end of the marketing year. 

OFVGA launches mobile screening app

The Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Growers’ Association, along with partners, has launched a new app to automate daily COVID-19 health screening of temporary foreign workers. 

Special review decision released on pymetrozine

The Pest Management Regulatory Agency has reviewed pymetrozine and cancelled all its outdoor uses. Continued registration on greenhouse vegetables will be allowed with new mitigation measures. 

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