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New pesticide safety manual

The Ontario Pesticide Education Program has released a new manual for farm workers.

2017 Ontario potato conference coming soon

The 2017 Ontario Potato Conference & Trade Show will be held at the Delta Hotel in Guelph February 28.

Brenda Lammens passes away

Brenda Lammens, former chair of the Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association (OFVGA) and the Ontario Asparagus Growers, passed away Saturday, February 11, 2017.
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Everything old is new again

The B.C. tree fruit replant program is having a positive affect on the province’s fruit growing industry and has been so popular, the province’s Ministry of Agriculture has provided additional funds.

“I think it has created an optimistic atmosphere,” says Fred Steele, B.C. Fruit Growers Association (BCFGA) president. “Two years ago, for the first time in more than 30 years, the industry actually put more apple trees in the ground than we took out. We are now up about 100 acres.”
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Alberta Agritourism & Farm Direct Marketing Workshop

Feb. 28, 2017
Location: Lethbridge Agriculture Centre, Lethbridge, Alberta
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2017 Ontario Potato Conference

Feb. 28, 2017
Location: Delta Hotel & Conference Centre, Guelph, Ont.
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Alberta Strawberry Production Workshop

March 01, 2017
Location: Pomeroy Inn and Suites, Olds College, Olds, Alberta
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2017 Tomato Day

March 02, 2017
Location: Dover Centre, Ontario
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