Category Archives: All Specialty Crops

New Episode of the What’s Growing ON Podcast

In the latest episode of the What’s Growing ON podcast, OMAFRA Horticulture IPM Specialists, Wendy McFadden-Smith (tender fruit and grape) and Melanie Filotas (specialty crops) talk about the importance of regular pest scouting, from how often and how much to … Continue reading

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Have You Heard the What’s Growing ON Podcast?

In the latest episode of What’s Growing ON podcast, Sean Westerveld talks about the benefits and challenges of growing lavender in Ontario and the importance of agri-tourism for the industry. Listen to it on onfruit.ca/podcast/ or wherever you get your … Continue reading

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Canadian Eco-Scholar Award Program Expanded for 2021

The Canadian Eco-Scholar Award has been provided to students interested in organic and regenerative agriculture as part of the annual Guelph Organic Conference. The 2021 award program has been expanded thanks to a partnership between the Guelph Organic Conference and … Continue reading

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Upcoming Webinar: Access to Labour in 2021

Chair: Stefan Larrass, OFVGA February 11, 2021 at noon- 1 (Zoom webinar) Access to Labour in 2021: HR Resources for farms, Portia MacDonald-Dewhirst, Executive Director, Canadian Agricultural Human Resources Council (CAHRC)

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Permit to Take Water Workshops

Please see below details on two upcoming webinars on how to apply for a Permit to Take Water. FEBRUARY 22, 2021 | 12:00 pm – 1 pmPermit to Take Water – Electronic Application WorkshopSpeakers: Joshua Ng and Holly Buchanan, Ministry … Continue reading

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Non-Traditional Farm Financing Webinar

This webinar on farm financing for non-traditional farms, organized by the Ontario Hazelnut Association may be of interest to specialty crop producers. The webinar will be held on Friday, January 29 at noon. To register visit http://www.ontariohazelnuts.com. The webinar is … Continue reading

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