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March 6, 2019
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New research winery opened in Nova Scotia

A new research winery at the Kentville Research and Development Centre will help grape growers and vintners hone their production techniques to take full advantage of the province’s unique soils and growing conditions.

CFA elects new executive team

Mary Robinson was elected as president of the Canadian Federation of Agriculture, stepping in as the first female president in the organization's 84-year history.

Blockchains in agriculture survey

The University of Guelph is conducting a survey to gather information on how and why farmers may use blockchains on the farm.
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Successin planning survey

Ag Succession Planning Survey

What is your farm’s succession plan? Help gain a better understanding of the future of Canadian farming by completing Fruit and Vegetable’s Ag Succession Planning survey, and earn the chance to win a $500 cash prize. » Learn more...
Raspberry production

Exploring raspberry production methods in Canada

To boost both production and quality, some Canadian producers have been using high tunnels in conjunction with container production and a soilless growth medium. André Gosselin, a retired Laval University horticultural scientist and owner of Fraises de l’ile d’Orleans considers high tunnels essential for raspberry production in the climate of Quebec, and also notes that using soilless growth mediums in containers eliminates root diseases, along with favouring higher yields and better fruit quality. » Read more...

Don’t let disease or insect pests damage your beautiful strawberries

Appearance is everything when you’re producing strawberries for the fresh market. The last thing you want is unsalable berries as a result of Grey mold and tarnished plant bug. Plan now to keep Grey mold, caused by Botrytis cinerea, and tarnished plant bug from ruining your beautiful berries. ELEVATE® provides effective Grey mold control, protecting berry quality, and it can be used within 1 day of harvest. RIMON® controls tarnished plant bug when applied just before egg hatch with a unique mode of action that helps manage insect resistance.

Learn more about ELEVATE, RIMON and what steps you can take now to avoid damaged berries later.

Mandatory driver training deadline extended in Alberta

Understanding that the timing of the new rules could have significantly impacted many farmers’ ability to hire properly trained and licensed drivers prior to seeding the 2019 crop, the Government of Alberta has proposed an extension. » Read more...

Manitoba college sees investment in field to fork program

The Canadian and Manitoba governments are providing $950,000 over five years in Canadian Agricultural Partnership funding to the Assiniboine Community College for their Field to Fork initiative. » Read more...

New FCC starter loan

The Starter Loan is intended to give young borrowers the independence and financial literacy skills they need, while establishing a solid credit history along the way.  » Read more...
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East Central Farm Show

March 6 – 7
Location: Lindsay, Ontario
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The London Farm Show

March 6 – 8
Location: London, Ontario
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Tomato Day

March 7
Location: Dover Centre, Ontario
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Atlantic Farm Mechanization Show

March 7 – 9
Location: Moncton, New Brunswick
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