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Registration is now open for the 2016 Ontario Potato Conference, to be held March 1 at the Delta Hotel and Conference Centre in Guelph. >> Read full article

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Weeds are a major scourge for organic growers, who often must invest in multiple control methods to protect crop yields. A relatively new weed control method known as abrasive weeding, or "weed blasting," could give organic growers another tool. >> Read full article

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Feds, province help NS growers with fire blight

The federal and Nova Scotia governments recently announced an initiative to help Nova Scotia tree fruit growers recoup the cost of managing fire blight.

The Fire Blight Initiative will provide up to $2.69 million to assist Nova Scotia’s tree fruit growers with an industry-led strategy to bring fire blight under control and minimize the potential for damage in the future.

“On behalf of the Nova Scotia Fruit Growers Association, I would like to express our sincere appreciation to the federal and provincial governments for approving this AgriRecovery support program,” said Andrew Parker, president of the NSFGA. >> Learn More…

 
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Ontario Processing Vegetable Industry Conference

February 2-3, 2016
Location: Four Points by Sheraton, London, Ont. >> More Info

Ontario Berry Growers Association AGM

February 16, 2016
Location: Embassy Suites, Niagara Falls, Ont. >> More Info

2016 Ontario Fruit & Vegetable Convention

February 17-18, 2016
Location: Scotiabank Convention Centre, Niagara Falls, Ont. >> More Info