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Ontario horticulture farmers react to claims of poor housing for SAWs

Ontario’s fruit and vegetable growers are pushing back on recent allegations of poor housing standards and lax inspections around employer-provided housing for seasonal agricultural workers.

New ag minister named in Ontario cabinet shuffle

Ernie Hardeman, MPP for Oxford County, is no longer the minister of agriculture, food and rural affairs. Lisa Thompson, former minister of consumer and government services, will replace him in the role.

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Protecting apples and profits

Protective netting has a wide range of benefits in apple production. While netting is primarily installed to protect apples from hail and sunburn, there are a number of additional advantages, as well. A recent installation at Davison Orchards in the North Okanagan region of British Columbia reveals a variety of positive results. » Read more...

IWCA Podcast Series: Crystal Mackay

The first episode of our 2021 IWCA podcast series features Crystal Mackay – an agriculture advocate, entrepreneur and much more. Currently the founder/CEO of Loft32, which works to elevate businesses, people and the conversations on food and farming, Mackay has been described as “doing the heavy lifting” of launching successful structures and programs in the ag industry for more than 30 years. » Read more...

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