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ROI welcomes new leadership programs director

The Rural Ontario Institute (ROI) is pleased to welcome Gabrielle Ferguson as the new leadership programs director.

Shortage of potatoes leads to closer of packaging facility

Cavendish Farms recently announced that they will be focusing on the frozen potato processing business on Prince Edward Island due to the limited availability of raw product.

Vive announces five new crop protection products

Five new fertilizer-compatible products are expected to be available from Vive Crop Protection for U.S. corn, sugarbeet and potato growers in 2019.
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Silicon is often a forgotten element in plant nutrition

Silicon is the second most abundant element in the earth’s crust next to oxygen. It’s a major component of plant tissue and is found in varying concentrations in virtually all living tissue, plants, animals, and humans. Though there has been research into the role silicon plays in biology, scientists are only just cracking the code of this often-ignored plant nutrient. » 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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