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September 25, 2019
Video Contest

Honey bee research centre planned for the University of Guelph

The University of Guelph is planning a new, $12-million facility aimed at helping understand the stressors affecting honey bees and other pollinators and finding solutions.

OPVG appoints new general manager

Ontario Processing Vegetable Growers (OPVG) are pleased to announce that Keith Robbins has been hired to lead the organization as its new general manager.

Off-season orchard management

A big part of managing an orchard in the off-season starts with lots of in-season and pre-off-season management.
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Research centre

Research centre showcases apple orchard and breeding program

Vineland Research and Innovation Centre held the What's Growin' On Research Farm Open House on Thursday, Sept. 19. The world-class research centre, which is dedicated to horticulture science and innovation, opened its doors to interested parties to showcase its apple orchard and related research projects. » 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...

Soil Health Symposium Series 2019

Sept. 26
Location: London, Ont.
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Field Day - Innovation on a Vegetable Farm

Sept. 28
Location: Neustadt - West, Ont.
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Salt Spring Apple Festival

Sept. 29
Location: Salt Springs Island, B.C.
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Pfenning's Organic Market Day

Oct. 5
Location: New Hamburg, Ont.
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