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May 15, 2019
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New fungicide registered in Canada

The Pest Management Regulatory Agency has granted registration for Manzate Max liquid fungicide for use on fruit, including apples, potatoes and vegetable crops.

The Great Lakes and Maritimes Pest Monitoring Network

The new Great Lakes and Maritimes Pest Monitoring Network will include trap monitoring for western bean cutworm, European corn borer, corn earworm, black cutworm, true armyworm and fall armyworm.

Canadian farmland values increase

Average farmland value in Canada continued its steady climb in 2018, driven by fewer, but more strategic investments by producers.
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Crazy for cranberries

Crazy for cranberries in Canada

Cranberries were pushed into the spotlight a couple of decades ago after a number of different research initiatives showed off the fruit’s health benefits. Since then, consumer demand has been high and new cranberry products have been developed. Capitalizing on this growth, growers in Canada have been planting new bogs, renovating old ones and otherwise expanding acreage of the tart red berry. » Read more...
Balance and biodiversity

Balance and biodiversity: It all starts with the soil

Balance and biodiversity are key to the health of an organic farm (and farmer!) Crops and livestock play their own vital role, while the fundamental cycle of life begins and ends with the soil. Trillions of micro-organisms, protozoa, nematodes and fungi (and don’t forget the worms) inhabit every cubic metre of soil. Each species fills a niche, eating, eliminating, reproducing and dying, all without the fanfare and recognition they deserve. » Read more...

Canada's organic market: Continuous, double-digit growth

According to the latest study conducted by the Research Institute of Organic Agriculture FiBL and IFOAM - Organics International, the Canadian organic sector continues to register significant growth. » Read more...

The University of California hires first organic specialist

For the first time, the University of California has hired an extension specialist dedicated to organic agriculture. » Read more...

Fresh Attitude expands in Western Canada

Vegpro International, a Canadian, family-owned company, is introducing their most popular products to Western Canada. » Read more...
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2019 Canadian Food Summit

May 22 – 24
Location: Halifax, N.S.
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