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Newly updated crop profiles: asparagus, carrot, rutabaga

Newly updated crop profiles which provide a high level overview of production practices for asparagus, carrot and rutabaga are available to download for free from the Government of Canada Publications website.

Ontario calls on federal government to enhance AgriStability programming

Minister Hardeman and agriculture industry leaders are seeking federal action to remove a component of AgriStability called the Reference Margin Limit and to lower the margin-loss threshold required to trigger payments under the program.

Syngenta donates $10,000 to AgScape to boost ag education

Syngenta donated $10,000 to AgScape to boost agriculture education in Ontario schools and promote careers in the agri-food sector.
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Fruit and Vegetables: Harvesting, Handling and Storage, 2nd Edition

The second edition of this very well-received book, which in its first edition was entitled Postharvest Technology of Fruits and Vegetables, has been welcomed by the community of postharvest physiologists and technologists who found the first edition of such great use. The book covers, in comprehensive detail, postharvest physiology as it applies to postharvest quality, technology relating to maturity determination, harvesting, packaging, postharvest treatments, controlled atmosphere storage, ripening and transportation on a very wide international range of fruits and vegetables. Learn more

Ontario invests more than $5.4 million to boost food processing sector

The Ontario government is investing more than $5.4 million to help processing businesses improve food safety, increase labour productivity, and expand market reach. Investments will go toward new packaging and washing equipment, heightened juicer capabilities, and marketing activities for some businesses which were approved. » Read more...
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Pest monitoring devices for winter storage maintenance

As temperatures drop and days get shorter, pests make their way toward 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...
Virtual Events 

Grower Day

Check out what you missed from Grower Day 2020 by watching the live panels, available online now. » Learn more

Manitoba Horticulture School Webinar Series

Another session of the horticulture school series will take place on September 10 at 1:30 CDT. » Learn more

Nova Scotia Fruit Growers' Association Field Tours

Tune in for a series of videos to see the results of local research on rootstock trials, replant disease, fruit thinning and more. » Learn more