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Two new downy mildew races in spinach identified

While neither new race of Peronospora effusa has been found in Canada yet, both Pe:18 and Pe:19 are thought to pose a significant threat to the spinach industry worldwide.

CED supports growth for two Quebec blueberry businesses

The Government of Canada is committed to assisting the economic recovery of businesses in the Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean region as they pursue their activities and fostering their growth and success.

Podcast: In conversation with Top 4 Under 40 winner Hayden Dooney

Hayden Dooney, general manager of the Norfolk Fruit Growers Association and co-owner of Suncrest Orchards, discusses the impacts of COVID-19 and the importance of seasonal workers.
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Into the future: Horticulture’s rising stars

Canada’s agriculture industry has changed in myriad ways over the last few decades, with automation and increasing efficiencies forcing farms to change the way they work. There have been and will continue to be many challenges for the next generation but, as demonstrated by the four winners of Fruit & Vegetable’s inaugural Top 4 Under 40 contest, the future is bright. » Read more...

Fire blight risk high for Ontario apples

Fire blight prediction maps show high to extreme infection risk for apple and pear crops in almost all counties in southwestern Ontario up to Ottawa. Fire blight is a devastating disease and protective action is required to prevent severe infection and orchard damage. Wind, pollinator activity and moisture increase the likelihood of bacterial infection by Erwinia amylovora, the cause of fire blight. » Read more...
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Canadian Fruit & Vegetable Summit

The recorded live and on-demand sessions are now available! » Learn more