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Hydroponic strawberries to be launched under Ocean Spray brand

Oppy, under the Ocean Spray license, has launched its specialty berry pack. The hydroponically-grown strawberries will be under the Happy Berry label. 

2021 Friend of the Greenbelt Award recipients announced

Congratulations to Conservation Ontario and Greenbelt Farmers’ Market Network for their rapid response and innovation in the face of COVID-19 during 2021. 

Funding to protect species-at-risk habitat

Cost-share funding is available to support species-at-risk habitat on Ontario farmland. The Ontario Soil and Crop Improvement Association announces that the program intake opens February 14 and closes February 18, 2022.   

Chuck Baresich looks to the future of robotic weeders

Chuck Baresich, general manager of Haggerty Creek Inc. is demonstrating robotic weeders for various crops in different soil types to see how they perform in Ontario.  

PEI potatoes still banned from exports to the U.S.

No substantial progress has been made in the first month of 2022 to lift the ban on exports of Prince Edward Island potatoes to the U.S. At least, no milestones have been publicized by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) which is now working with its counterpart, the United States Department of Agriculture-APHIS.

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