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Vineland and OPVG collaborate on labour/agtech report

A recently released report lays out how innovative technologies can reduce labour challenges for Ontario’s processing vegetable growers, identifying short-, medium- and long-term solutions for the sector.

Hoskin Scientific introduces portable soil moisture kit

The Delta-T WET150 portable soil moisture kit is a lightweight and rugged solution for researchers who need to assess moisture and salinity conditions in soils and substrates.

Sakata Seed America adds saladette tomato breeder to team

Sakata Seed America recently expanded its tomato breeding team to include industry veteran, Jeremy Sisson, as senior tomato breeder, with an emphasis on saladette tomatoes.
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PNW heatwave cripples B.C. horticulture crops

Recent extreme temperatures along the Canadian and American western seaboard have left people and crops alike feeling the heat. Fruit and vegetable growers in British Columbia’s Fraser Valley have been hit hard by the skyrocketing temperatures, with some having to write off entire crops. » Read more...

Late blight checklist for protection throughout the season

Eugenia Banks of the Ontario Potato Board has released the Summer Checklist for Late Blight, updated for the 2021 growing season. It includes tips for preventing and managing late blight infections and steps for scouting. Ontario recently received much-needed rainfall – in excess, for many regions – which means conditions are ripe for late blight. » Read more...
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Help us improve the Canadian Fruit & Vegetable Summit

We’re bringing the Canadian Fruit & Vegetable Summit to you virtually again in 2022, and we’ve made a survey to learn how we can help make your virtual event experience the best ever. » Learn more