The PMRA has announced the cancellation of mancozeb, a widely-used fungicide, for all horticultural crops except foliar use on potatoes. The phase-out will take three years. 

The Pest Management Regulatory Agency recently announced the approval of minor use label expansion registrations for Venture L herbicide for control of labeled weeds on rhubarb, the bulb onion subgroup 3-07A, green onions, caneberries subgroup 13-07A and lettuce in Canada.

The Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) has released its update on the use of captan in tender fruit. Label changes will occur by May 2020.

Montreal’s local start-up, Motorleaf, will use a $2.85M investment to further develop the company’s machine-learning algorithms and environmental grow sensors that predict the yield of crops for greenhouse vegetable production.

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