Climate change appears in every article these days about farming and the environment, yet few say much that is useful to growers to either understand or adapt to the impacts of climate change.

With Thanksgiving, Ontario Agriculture Week and the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement still fresh in our minds, it’s a great time to reflect on one of agriculture’s most pressing imperatives: that is, tearing down fences between – and within -- urban and rural Canada.



Smooth transition expected of major fruit tree nursery to Upper Canada Growers

Upper Canada Growers sounds like a company enshrined in history. It is, sort of.

The business model for asparagus seed is paying dividends

Seed sales are up 15 to 20 per cent from a year ago



  • Eastern filbert blight on hazelnuts
    Quash label expansion

    The Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) recently announced the approval of an URMULE registration for Quash Fungicide  for control of brown rot and blossom blight and suppression of cherry lea

  • Fumigants expanded

    The Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) recently announced the approval of URMULE registrations for Chloropicrin 100 Liquid Soil Fumigant and Pic Plus Fumigant  for control of root knot and ro

  • Nufarm’s biofungicides

    An exclusive new Canadian distribution agreement between bio-ferm and Nufarm Agriculture Inc. adds two biological fungicides to Nufarm’s horticultural line of crop protection solutions.

  • FMC buys insecticides

    On March 31, DuPont announced it would divest a portion of its crop protection business, including some research and development capabilities, to FMC Agricultural Solutions. (FMC).



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