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Pear revival

A blushing pear developed in Harrow is the newest variety expected to help push a pear revival in Canada.

Syngenta, DuPont to develop new herbicide

Syngenta and DuPont Crop Protection recently announced the publication of a joint patent, focused on the development of a new herbicide chemistry class.

Club varieties require marketing savvy

The emergence of the Honeycrisp in recent years illustrates how a new variety can change the apple marketing landscape, retailers say.
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Keeping the crunch in Ontario apples

A newly developed technology could result in longer storage life for apples and better quality fruit when they come out of cold storage.

Apples have long been stored in low oxygen environments – called controlled atmosphere storage – to keep them fresher longer and allow Ontario apple growers to market fresh fruit all winter long and not just during the fall harvest season. But it’s never been possible to determine how low the oxygen levels for a specific variety can go before the fruit’s quality begins to suffer – until now.
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Scotia Horticultural Congress 2017

Jan. 23-24, 2017 Location: Old Orchard Inn, Greenwich, NS » >>Learn More

2017 Nova Scotia Fruit Growers' Annual Convention

Jan. 24-25, 2017
Location: Old Orchard Inn, Greenwich, NS
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2017 Pacigic Agriculture Show

Jan. 26-28, 2017
Location: Tradex, Abbotsford, BC
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2017 Ontario Processing Vegetable Industry Conference

Jan 31- Feb. 1, 2017
Location: Four Point Sheraton Hotel, London, Ont.
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