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CHC takes industry and government on a farm tour

The Canadian Horticultural Council (CHC)’s board of directors recently welcomed industry and government representatives on their summer tour of several berry and vegetable farms, as well as an apple orchard near Quebec City.

Research aimed at new methods for potato storage

Chinese scientists have developed a nanomaterial to control potato sprouts and reduce the poisonous substance in potatoes, providing a new method for potato storage.

FCC focuses on growth and innovation in agriculture

After another strong financial performance in 2017-18, Farm Credit Canada (FCC) has renewed its commitment to support growth and innovation in Canada’s agriculture and agri-food industry.
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Know how to control nematodes

Nematodes are pests that you need to keep an eye on in order to ensure the productivity of market garden crops. Several species are considered parasites of fruits and vegetables. Various types of nematicides have been used in the past to eliminate and/or control the spread of nematodes. Since the 1970s, these nematicides have been phased out of commercial use. The last fumigant nematicide was withdrawn over the last five years. » Read more...

Carrot Fest

August 17 - 18
Location: Bradford, Ont.
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Potato Field Day in Elora

August 22
Location: Ariss, Ont.
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Ontario Potato Field Day

August 24
Location: Alliston, Ont.
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Ontario Garlic Workshop

September 5
Location: Guelph, Ont.
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