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Select herbicide label expanded for use with rutabaga, green onion and leek

These minor use proposals were submitted by AAFC for green onion and leek and MAPAQ for rutabaga, as a result of minor use priorities established by growers and extension personnel.

Ontario cover crop survey to help set future goals

The 2020 Ontario Cover Crop Feedback Survey, the largest survey of its kind in Canada based on number of responses, displays a snapshot of grower observations from incorporating cover crops into their practice.

GOC invests in organic adoption in Western Canada

Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, Marie-Claude Bibeau, has announced an investment for the Prairie Organic Development Fund to enable farmers to adopt best practices in organic production.
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Growing Horticulture: A roundtable discussion

What can the horticulture industry do to attract and retain qualified workers? What are some of the barriers to hiring and engaging the next generation of horticulturalists? What does the ideal candidate look like? How has technology played a role? These are just some of the questions we asked a group of panellists from a variety of roles in the industry in the Growing Horticulture roundtable discussion, hosted by Greenhouse Canada magazine and Fruit & Vegetable magazine.

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Working towards regenerative

Canadian weather has always been unpredictable but climate change brings new meaning to the word, with the agriculture industry posed to suffer as a result. Even in the face of such uncertainty, agriculture has the opportunity to not only adapt to the effects of climate change but also reduce its impacts through the regeneration of cultivated land. » Read more...

Growing Horticulture: In the Spotlight with A.M.A. Horticulture

Amid a resurgence of interest in food, gardening and plants, how can different groups in horticulture best highlight careers in this sector? Learn what our roundtable sponsor, A.M.A. Horticulture, does to hire and engage new employees, what skills and traits are important to them, and their thoughts on reaching beyond horticulture to attract new talent. » Read more...
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Management of Insect Pests in Vegetable Crops: Concepts and Approaches, 1st Edition

This new book on the sustainable management of insect pests in important vegetables offers valuable management strategies in detail. It focuses on eco-friendly technology and approaches to mitigating the damage caused by insect pests with special reference to newer insecticides. Chapters in the volume provide an introduction to vegetable entomology and go on to present a plethora of research on sustainable eco-friendly pest management strategies for root vegetables, spice crops, tuber crops, and more.

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