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Vineland presents on consumer-driven apple breeding

As part of the Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Convention Education Series, Vineland Research and Innovation Centre contributed a presentation on consumer-driven apple breeding and commercialization.

BASF fungicide now registered for expanded crop range

New for the 2021 growing season, Serifel is a biological fungicide with multiple modes of action now available for use on a range of fruiting, leafy, root and cucurbit vegetables, and berries.

PMRA approves fungicide label expansion for berries and grapes

The Canadian Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) recently announced their approval of a minor use label expansion for Diplomat fungicide on caneberries, strawberries and grapes.
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Lessons learned from long-term cover crop trial

What can cover crops accomplish in a processing vegetable/grain crop rotation? That is the question Laura Van Eerd, professor of sustainable soil management at the University of Guelph, Ridgetown Campus, sought to answer when she established her trials 12 years ago. In a recent video interview with OMAFRA’s Anne Verhallen, she discusses findings from the long-term trials. » Read more...
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FCC lists pandemic as biggest disruptor to watch in 2021

Climate change, protectionism, automation: while they’re still major forces affecting Canadian agriculture and the global economy, it’s undeniable that the COVID-19 pandemic has the greatest disruptive potential for 2021. However, it also presents a unique opportunity for Canadian food and agricultural products – both at home and abroad. » Read more...