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September 4, 2019
Pfennings Market Day

Ontario launches 2019 Excellence in Agriculture program

Calling all new and innovative ideas in Ontario agriculture.

Bee Vectoring Technologies receives EPA approval

Bee Vectoring Technologies International Inc. recently announced that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has approved Clonostachys rosea CR-7 for use as a fungicide on commercial crops.

Canada's agriculture sector on cusp of significant growth

Canada must embrace a skills agenda and boost innovation to capitalize on the rising demand for agricultural products around the world according to a new report from the Royal Bank of Canada.
Featured Articles 
Stink bug damage

Crop advisor addresses severe brown marmorated stink bug damage

Integrated Pest Management advisor Jhalendra Rijal, recently hosted a gathering of farmers and pest control advisers in a Turlock almond orchard to give them a first-hand view of the pest and the problems it causes. BMSB are hard to find in orchards. They lay greenish coloured eggs on the underside of leaves, typically in a cluster of 28 eggs. The majority of damage is caused by adults, which sting the hull with a needle-like mouth part to get to the nut. » 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...
Reduce pesticide applications

Government of Canada invests to help reduce pesticide applications

The Government of Canada encourages the fruit and vegetable industry to develop alternative approaches to pesticide use with a $1.4 million investment. » Read more...
Ecological agriculture

Strengthening ecological agriculture in Northern Ontario

The Ecological Farmers Association of Ontario has announced it will be undertaking a three-year project to support and grow ecological farming in Northern Ontario. » Read more...
FarmFolk CityFolk

FarmFolk CityFolk appoints new program director

FarmFolk CityFolk has appointed David Catzel as the B.C. Seeds program director. » Read more...

Organic Week

Sept. 9 – 15
Location: Canada-wide
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Canada's Outdoor Farm Show

Sept. 10
Location: Woodstock, Ont.
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Intro to Seed Saving at Loutet Farm

Sept. 10
Location: North Vancouver, B.C.
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