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Premier Wynne meets with Grape Growers of Ontario

Grape harvest is in full swing in Ontario, and the Grape Growers of Ontario (GGO) welcomed the opportunity to meet with Premier Kathleen Wynne in the vineyards of grape grower Bill George in Beamsville, Ont.

Supreme Court to hear from B.C. wineries

Five small B.C. wineries have been granted permission to bring their concerns to the Supreme Court of Canada in the interprovincial shipping of liquor case R. v. Comeau. The Supreme Court will hear the case in early December 2017.

New tech increases value of cranberries

A Quebec-based organic cranberry processor is now ready to expand production and boost exports, thanks to an investment from the federal government.
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Apple trees bear more fruit when surrounded by good neighbours

Apple growers want to get the most out of their high-value cultivars, and a Purdue University study shows they might want to focus on the types of apples they plant near those cash crops.

Since apple trees cannot self-pollinate, the pollen from other apple varieties is necessary for fruit to grow. Orchard owners often plant crab apple trees amongst high-value apples such as Honeycrisp, Gala and Fuji. Crab apples produce a lot of flowers and thus a lot of pollen for bees to spread around to the other trees.
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Understanding the CanadaGAP Program

October 30-31, 2017
Location: Guelph, Ontario
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Understanding the CanadaGAP Program

November 2-3, 2017
Location: Vancouver, B.C.
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2017 Irrigation Show

November 6-10, 2017
Location: Orlando, Florida
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2017 Dickeya & Pectobacterium Summit

November 9, 2017
Location: Bangor, Maine
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