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August 28, 2019
BASF Video Contest

Late blight detected in Norfolk County

Over the weekend, a Norfolk County grower found a few Envol potato plants infected with late blight.

Government of Canada invests in tender fruits and fresh grape research

The Government of Canada recently committed new funds for tender fruit research that will be aimed at extending the growing season, storability and the development of new varieties.

Cavendish Farms announces new potato research centre

Cavendish Farms is pleased to announce the construction of a new potato research and plant breeding centre in New Annan, PEI.
Featured Articles 
Laser scarecrows

Laser scarecrows successful at keeping birds from eating sweetcorn

Farmers have had long-running battles trying to keep birds of many varieties from eating their sweetcorn. They’ve used propane cannons, visual deterrents and even shotguns, but none succeed for very long. Now a University of Rhode Island researcher has created what she calls a laser scarecrow and tested it at numerous farm fields around the state. She found that the technology is highly successful at scaring birds from cornfields. » Read more...
What’s Growing Canada?

Video Alert: What’s Growing Canada?

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! » Read more...

Canada's Outdoor Farm Show

September 10
Location: Woodstock, Ont.
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Breakfast on the Farm - Barrie Hill Farms

September 14
Location: Barrie, Ont.
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What’s Growin’ On 2019

September 19
Location: Vineland, Ont.
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Field Day - Innovation on a Vegetable Farm

September 28
Location: Neustadt - West, Ont.
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