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October 17, 2018

Late AgriStability participation offered to PEI farmers

To ensure producers have access to the support they need, the governments of Canada and PEI have agreed to trigger the late participation mechanism under AgriStability for the 2018 program year.

Produce operation training checklists now available

United Fresh Produce Association has announced the release of the Produce Operations Training Checklists, a new tool for companies to use when developing onboarding resources for their warehouse and driver staff.

Canadian Plant Health Council launched

Plant health partners in Canada are pleased to announce the establishment of the Canadian Plant Health Council – fulfilling a multi-partner commitment to collaboratively implement the Plant and Animal Health Strategy for Canada.
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Decades of potatoes from processing to seed

There are now seven generations of farmers in Delta, B.C. behind (and in front of) Pacific Potato Corp., and while the potato was always a dietary staple, it wasn’t until recent generations that it became this family’s mainstay. The Harris’s, who farm on a section of land in Delta known as Crescent Island, descend from David Harris, who came to Ontario in 1870, but the lineage goes back even further. » Read more...

Ontario Harvest Gala

November 1
Location: Guelph, Ont.
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Fall Harvest

November 5–7
Location: Ottawa, Ont.
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Potato Growers of Alberta Annual General Meeting

November 13–15
Location: Edmonton, Alta.
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