Missing the Ontario Fruit & Vegetable Convention? Sign up for webinars.

While the live event is cancelled, the Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Convention is hosting an educational virtual series for growers from January 7 through March 22.  Pre-registration is required.

More details have been released on testing requirements for temporary foreign workers arriving in Canada. Those from Mexico and Jamaica, as well as some Caribbean, Central American and South American countries, can use tests conducted within 96 hours of departure, instead of 72 hours, until January 14.

 

In a new twist, some of America’s largest blueberry growers are insisting that there is no injury to the industry when most imports arrive outside the domestic growing season of late April to early September. The coalition went public a week before the U.S. International Trade Commission looks at the case on January 12.

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