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AgriStability to drop Reference Margin Limit

As a result of last week’s federal-provincial-territorial (FPT) meeting of Canada’s Ministers of Agriculture, the Reference Margin Limit has been removed from AgriStability, retroactive to 2020.

Nufarm receives registration for new apple fungicide

Nufarm recently announced the registration of Excalia, their newest horticulture fungicide for control of scab and powdery mildew in apples and suppression of rhizoctonia crown and root rot in sugar beets.

Carbon tax constitutional, according to Supreme Court

On March 25, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that the federal government’s carbon tax is constitutional. The plan will impose mandatory minimum pricing on carbon in an effort to curb GHG emissions.
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Apple Blossoms

From the Editor: A season full of possibilities

It’s the time of year when anything is still possible for the upcoming season. The weather, late or early frosts, labour availability, planting conditions: it’s all up in the air. That can be terrifying, but it’s also exciting. Experience, planning and the realities of this season will influence what possibilities you pursue but, right now, the season is full of possibilities. » Read more
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Plant breeding feedback requested by Health Canada

Health Canada is seeking feedback on two new pieces of guidance for the Novel Food Regulations, focused on plant breeding. The intent is to ensure guidance provides greater clarity, predictability and transparency regarding the regulation of novel foods derived from plants and an efficient and predictable pathway to commercialization for new products. » Read more

Canadian Fruit & Vegetable Summit

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