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March 13, 2015
FEATURED NEWS: Barrie Hill Farms
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Vermont farms monitor stored produce by cellphone

Temperature fluctuations can shorten the growing season for farmers, and the worry doesn't stop when crops are stored inside for winter sales, as a drop or spikes can ruin what's meant for market. >> Read full article

Phytocultures Ltd. to release new Haskap varieties

Phytocultures is set to release exciting new haskap clones with unique flavours, later uniform ripening times, and the capacity and resilience to withstand mechanized harvesting and packaging systems. >> Read full article

Rittenhouse launches new e-commerce website

After more than a year in development, Rittenhouse has launched its new and improved e-commerce website: >> Read full article

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FULLBACKTM fungicide launched in Canada

FULLBACK offers excellent control of powdery mildew in apples, grapes and strawberries.
FULLBACK rapidly moves within the plant to the site of infection where it provides fast curative action and further protection against disease, whether it be powdery mildew, cedar-apple or quince rust, and apple scab. For anti-resistance and optimum Apple scab control FULLBACK should be mixed with a protectant fungicide.
FULLBACKTM should be used in combination with a protectant fungicide.
FULLBACKTM a great start for any disease program and a solid foundation for yield and quality. >>Learn More

 Featured News 
Feature News

Barrie Hill Farms

Every harvest season, many horticultural farmers face a conundrum. When fruit and vegetables are ripe, the produce must be sold. But because there is so much of it on the market, prices for some things can nosedive quickly. But now, Morris Gervais has found an inventive solution for this problem.

The producer operates Barrie Hill Farms, located near Barrie, Ont. The farm was started in 1968 and Morris’ parents, Adrien and Evelyn Gervais, grew tobacco there until 1979. In 1977, they started transitioning away from tobacco, planting strawberries and then following with blueberries, raspberries and asparagus during the years to come. >> Learn More…

 Event Calendar 

APCQ 2015 Congress

March 30-31, 2015
Location: Wyndham Québec Hotel PUR, Qué. >> More Info