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Updated OMAFRA weed guide now available

The 2021 edition of Publication 75B, Guide to Weed Control: Hort Crops, is now available. The book details registered herbicides for weed control in vegetables, berries, tree fruit, nuts, grapes, ornamental and nursery crops.

Some Palmer amaranth now glufosinate-resistant

Researchers in Arkansas recently discovered a population of glufosinate-resistant Palmer amaranth. While Palmer amaranth hasn’t been found in Canada yet, it is on the watch list.

Quebec berry processor acquires Decas Cranberry Products

Fruit d’Or, a Québec company that specializes in the processing of organic and conventional cranberry and wild blueberry, recently announced their acquisition of Decas Cranberry Products, Inc.
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Featured News 

Seeds of opportunity: Okra

Changing consumer tastes, shifting immigration patterns and rising demand present a valuable opportunity for Canadian growers hoping to cash in on the country’s okra market. But experts say gaps in supply infrastructure still pose challenges for domestic production of the specialty crop. Whether the opportunities outweigh the challenges is a decision each potential okra grower faces. » Read more...
Fruit Veg

One week until the Canadian Fruit & Vegetable Summit

Join us on March 10 for Fruit & Vegetable’s first-ever Summit, providing industry updates from the leading voices in Canada’s fruit and vegetable sector. Featuring three panels covering grower preparations for the upcoming season, processing industry information, and a deep-dive into apple production, we aim to give growers the information they need to start the season off right. » Read more...
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Postharvest Biology and Technology of Fruits, Vegetables, and Flowers

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Postharvest Biology and Technology of Fruits, Vegetables, and Flowers provides a comprehensive introduction to this subject, offering a firm grounding in the basic science and branching out into the technology and practical applications. An authoritative resource on the science and technology of the postharvest sector, this book surveys the body of knowledge with an emphasis on the recent advances in the field. >> Learn More