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June 26, 2019
BASF Video Contest

Belchim Crop Protection NV acquires Belchim Crop Protection Canada

Belchim Crop Protection NV announced it has increased its stake in the Canadian subsidiary company, Belchim Crop Protection Canada from 60 per cent to 100 per cent control.

First-ever Canadian Food Policy released

The Food Policy for Canada is an ambitious initiative, the product of consultation and collaboration with Canadians across the country.

Government invests in growth of wine and grape industry

The CGCN will receive funding to create a network of certified, virus-free grapevines that Canadian grape growers can plant in their vineyards to ensure the long-term viability of the Canadian grape and wine sectors.
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Featured Articles 
What are you growing?

What are you growing this season?

What’s growing on your farm this season? Fruit & Vegetable magazine and BASF have teamed up to celebrate the hard work that goes into producing Canada’s fruit and vegetable bounty with the What’s Growing Canada video contest. Throughout the 2019 growing season, Canadian growers are invited to share production-focused video clips from their operation for a chance to win two tickets to the 2020 Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Convention and $500! » Learn more...
Cultivating curiosity

Cultivating curiosity with on-farm research in Ontario

As Ontario farmers Brent Preston and Gillian Flies lugged their heavy tarps out during planting season, they pondered ground cover options for their farm at Creemore. The tarps were working well but would lighter weight ground cover fabric do the same job with less expense and less hassle? The couple turned to the Farmer-led Research Program to search for some answers. Started by the Ecological Farmers Association of Ontario in 2016, the unique program lets farmers do the nuts-and-bolts research and then share it with other producers. » Read more...
Biocontrol agents

Sustainable biocontrol agents

A standing army at the ready – that’s what is now possible for Canadian growers to help them protect their crops thanks to recent work done by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada research scientist Roselyne Labbé. » Read more...

EFAO named recipient of Ontario’s excellence in agriculture award

The Excellence in Agriculture Awards recognize agri-food businesses, individuals and organizations that have raised the bar for agri-food excellence, demonstrated leadership in their field, undertaken strategic product development benefiting their sector, or advanced technological innovation. » Read more...

Government of Canada advances efforts to build a strong organic industry

Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, Marie-Claude Bibeau recently announced an investment of $992,131 to the Canada Organic Trade Association. » Read more...

Plant Canada 2019 Annual Meeting

July 7 – 10
Location: Guelph, Ont.
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NAFDMA Agritourism Farm Tour

July 23 - 24
Location: Minneapolis, MN
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Potato Association of America Annual Meeting

July 28 – Aug. 1
Location: Winnipeg, Man.
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