A new campaign video commissioned by the Labour Issues Coordinating Committee (LICC), aims to communicate the harm that the proposed changes to Ontario’s minimum wage will have on the agricultural industry.
There is a new photography exhibit at the Bruce County Museum called "Field of Dreams" featuring images and stories of workers from Mexico that come to Canada through the Seasonal Agricultural Worker Program.
The Ontario Greenhouse Vegetable Growers is under new management. Joe Sbrocchi, a lifetime veteran of the produce industry, started as general manager on September 18. He’s predicting a “golden age” for the sector.
The Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) recently announced the approval of an URMULE registration for Switch fungicide for control of anthracnose (leaf curl) on celery in Canada. Switch fungicide was already labeled for use on a number of crops in Canada for control of several diseases.
The Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) recently announced the approval of an URMULE registration for Confine Extra fungicide for suppression of bacterial leaf spot (Xanthomonos campestris pv vitians) in Canada. Confine Extra fungicide was already labeled for use on a number of crops in Canada for several different diseases.
The Grower, with a track record of 138 years as a horticultural publication, is never too old for awards. We’re proud to share the back stories of two awards from the Canadian Farm Writers’ Federation.
An Ontario greenhouse operation, the Kniaziew Family, founders of Orangeline Farms and Zing! Health Forward in Leamington, Ont., were one of 11 Ontario Farm Family Award winners honoured at the 100th annual International Plowing Match held in Walton, Ont.
Before any new tree fruit varieties can be accepted in Canada, they must pass virus testing in a quarantine setting in Sidney, British Columbia. Thanks to new research funding, DNA technology may streamline the process from three years to six months.