Economists at Farm Credit Canada agree with Bloomberg’s forecast that climate change, protectionism and automation could be major disruptive forces in the year ahead.
Mark your calendar for March 5 for the Ontario Potato Conference in Guelph.
Stokes Seeds closed a deal on December 19, 2019 to acquire the Siegers Seed Company of Holland, Michigan. 2020 will be a transition year with a focus on customer service to vegetable growers.
Miravis is the global umbrella brand for several group 7 fungicides containing Adepidyn, the trademarked name for the active ingredient. Miravis Duo is for cucurbit and fruiting vegetables while Miravis Prime is for grapes.
The Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Convention will be held February 19-20 in Niagara Falls. Get all the details in the highlights brochure including the deadline date for early-bird pricing
Although production was down, the Ontario Apple Growers reported that more Gala apples were harvested in Ontario than McIntosh – the first in history.
Raising awareness about the importance of plant health is the goal of the Food and Agriculture Organization in 2020. One focus will be to prevent the spread and introduction of pests into new areas.
A survey of Canadians by Dalhousie University shows concerns about rising food prices. However, Canadians say they want to eat more fruits and vegetables, while also reducing food waste.
Want to know more about AgriStability and AgriInvest? Ag Canada is holding a free webinar on February 13.