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Federal government seeks input on TFW program’s ag stream requirements

To aid in establishing minimum requirements for employer-provided accommodations for the TFW Program across Canada, the federal government is seeking input.

CanExport program revamped to help small agri businesses

The Canadian Trade Commissioner Service’s CanExport SMEs program is pivoting to better support small- and medium-sized businesses with new COVID-19-related trade barriers.

New Ontario ag funding stream promotes collaboration

A funding stream has been launched to promote collaboration between agricultural and value-chain partners. Cost-share intake closes November 26.
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Featured News 
Feature 1

Who believes in the pre-night drop and morning dip?

Introduced about two and a half decades ago, the idea of using a sharp temperature drop to encourage fruit production is still a source of contention. But is there data to support this practice? » Learn more
Feature 2

Another look at trialled varieties

This article marks the conclusion of a two-part series covering highlights from the 2020 Sawaya Garden Trials, held annually in Simcoe, Ontario.  See which new and notable varieties survived the hot, unyielding Ontario summer this year. » Learn more

DeCloet named 2020 Business of the Year

DeCloet Greenhouse Manufacturing received the 2020 Business of the Year award, presented by the Delhi and District Chamber of Commerce. » Read more

New location for poinsettia trial open house in Ontario

For regular visitors to the annual poinsettia trial open house in Ontario, this year marks a new location and new rules in light of COVID-19. » Read more

Havecon to build new headquarters in St. Catharines

The new North American headquarters is expected to provide greater and faster service for customers, both new builds and repair jobs. » Read more