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November 13, 2019

The impact of Ontario's red tape reduction efforts on growers

The Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Growers' Association is encouraging growers to submit their feedback on the province's proposed changes to reduce the red tape across several provincial ministries.

'An ecological train wreck': Wild pigs arrive in Ontario

Wild pig sightings have been reported across Ontario, with two recently in Norfolk County, Ont., but one expert says simply monitoring them isn't enough. The province needs to act now.

Consumers root out the best harvest display

Ontario consumers have picked a winner for the fall harvest display contest. The annual award goes to FreshCo #9690 in Hamilton, Ont., for building the most creative display of Ontario fall harvest vegetables.
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Keeping facilities pest free throughout the winter

As temperatures drop and days get shorter, pests make their way toward civilization – otherwise known as your buildings and warehouses – for the winter. Before closing up shop or maintaining your facility during colder months, it is important to incorporate a pest management program into your winter maintenance plan. » Read more...
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Vote for your favourite What’s Growing Canada video now

Over the 2019 growing season, Fruit and Vegetable collected submissions of production-focused video clips from fruit and vegetable farms across Canada. Now, we need your help in selecting a winner. Visit to view the top 20 videos from this year’s submissions, and vote for your favourite. » Learn more...

Growing Innovations

November 13-14
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Soil Sampling and Fertility Workshop

November 18
Location: St. Jacobs, Ont.
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