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Agriculture Wellness Ontario offers three free ag mental health programs

Programs currently include the Farmer Wellness Initiative, a free, individual counselling service; the Guardian Network, a volunteer suicide-prevention network; and In the Know, an ag mental health literacy workshop.

Three new pesticide minor use label expansions

Josh Mosiondz, OMAFRA minor use co-ordinator, has shared three minor use label expansions recently approved by the Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA).

OMAFRA: Vineyard pre-harvest pest problems

The 2022 growing season has been a challenging one for grape growers in Ontario’s Niagara region, with multiple pest problems: Botrytis bunch rot, sour rot, wasps and Drosophila flies.
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Postharvest Biology and Technology of Fruits, Vegetables, and Flowers

An increased understanding of the developmental physiology, biochemistry, and molecular biology during early growth, maturation, ripening, and postharvest conditions has improved technologies to maintain the shelf life and quality of fruits, vegetables, and flowers. Postharvest Biology and Technology of Fruits, Vegetables, and Flowers provides a comprehensive introduction to this subject, offering a firm grounding in the basic science and branching out into the technology and practical applications. An authoritative resource on the science and technology of the postharvest sector, this book surveys the body of knowledge with an emphasis on the recent advances in the field.

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OCO climate change survey shows adopted practices and concerns

Although the agricultural industry stands to suffer from the extreme weather caused by the climate crisis, opinions on the topic within the farming community vary wildly. As such, the Organic Council of Ontario conducted a survey to better understand Ontario farmers’ perspectives on climate change and environmentally friendly farming practices. » Read more...

Is your farm ready for its close-up?

Fruit & Vegetable and BASF are teaming up for the 2022 Cover Photo Contest. Take us to your operation and show us the ins and outs of your cropping season. Your photo could be featured on the cover of Fruit & Vegetable’s November issue. Photos, like this one taken by Heidi Anderson, can be submitted until Sept. 30. » Read more...
IWCA Summit

Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show

Sept. 13-15
Woodstock, Ont.
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