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Carbon taxed

If change is not practical, then it is not sustainable.

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.

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Congrats to Quebec’s OYF winners

Organic vegetable farmers from Quebec are honoured in Canada’s Outstanding Young Farmer Program.

Loss of Karl Kaiser

Karl Kaiser, 76, was an icon in the Canadian grape and wine industry. The industry mourns his loss. 

2017 OPMA honourees 

The Ontario Produce Marketing Association honoured three leaders who made an impact on the industry in the last year.

Anju Gill leads BC Blueberry Council

The BC Blueberry Council is looking to the future with its appointment of Anju Gill as executive director.

New OPVG directors 

A newly constituted board of directors meets for the first time to chart the course for Ontario’s $100 million processing vegetable industry.

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Carbon taxed

If change is not practical, then it is not sustainable.

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.

RELATED NEWS

Carbon taxed

If change is not practical, then it is not sustainable.

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.

RELATED NEWS

Carbon taxed

If change is not practical, then it is not sustainable.

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.

Because the Ontario Agricultural Commodity Council (OACC) meeting was rescheduled until December 14, I do not have the most recent statistics from Agricorp on Crop Insurance and AgriStability so what was reported in November is still the most current.

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Carbon taxed

If change is not practical, then it is not sustainable.

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.

My predecessor stated last year that he hoped the elusive perfect growing season would develop this past season.

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FEATURES

  • Bayer launches potato herbicide

    A new herbicide with group 14 mode of action provides broad-spectrum control of all major annual grass and broadleaf weeds in potatoes.

  • Glyphosate renewed in Europe

    Germany tips the EU vote in favour of extending the license for glyphosate for another five years. The European debate has focused on competing reports of scientists on the weedkiller’s safety.

  • Andrew Dornan, agronomic development manager, horticulture for Bayer CropScience, is pictured at a 2017 Ontario field day. 
    Bayer’s pipeline

    New products, relevant to horticulture, are in the pipeline for 2018 and beyond.

  • Brown rot on peach (L) and nectarine.
     Rovral registered

    The registration of Rovral WP for nectarines adds another fungicide in the arsenal to prevent resistance.

Recent News

Carbon monoxide accident

A carbon monoxide accident at Windset Farms’ greenhouse sent 42 employees to hospitals in the Lower Mainland, British Columbia on December 9.  All were discharged from hospital as of the following day.

Interprovincial wine sales 

Supreme Court of Canada hears from interveners during rare two-day hearing which ended December 7.  Five small BC wineries had their day in court.

New directors for potato boards

Growers across the country elect new boards and evaluate the 2017 harvest statistics.

Next in NAFTA

Chief technical negotiators will be in Washington December 11-15 to work on NAFTA. The official round six is not anticipated until the end of January in Montreal.

Congrats to Quebec’s OYF winners

Organic vegetable farmers from Quebec are honoured in Canada’s Outstanding Young Farmer Program.

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