Monthly Archives: March 2016

Summary of Ontario Custom Farmwork Rates charged in 2015 now available online

ONvegetables Survey results of rates charged in 2015 by 220 Ontario custom farmwork operators are summarized on a provincial basis and also by 6 smaller regional areas. Where available the provincial average 2012 rates are also listed. View original … Continue reading

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IPM Scout Training Workshops for 2016

ONvegetables Here are the currently scheduled IPM scout workshops available for those who will be scouting horticultural crops this year. To register contact the Agricultural Information Contact Centre at 1-877-424-1300. Introduction to IPM April 28, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.Conference … Continue reading

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OMAFRA Welcomes Weed Management Lead

Welcome to Mackenzie Lespérance, OMAFRA Weed Management Lead.  Mackenzie will be happy to assist both organic and conventional growers with any questions related to weed management in horticultural cropping systems.

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Standards Interpretation Committee: New comment period March 7-April 7, 2016

From the Organic Federation of Canada: Below are proposed answers to questions, raised by organic stakeholders, regarding the National Standards for Organic Agriculture. The proposed responses are subject to a 30 day comment period. All comments regarding these answers should … Continue reading

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