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  • Sustainably protecting fruit and vegetable crops – with technology

    Pests and diseases are an ongoing threat to Ontario’s fruit and vegetable crops, and as the climate changes, so do the threats against our homegrown produce....

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  • What is spray drift?

    Fruit and vegetable growers face a constant battle against pests and diseases that threaten their crops. To protect their yields, growers commonly resort...

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  • Fruit and vegetable convention provides learning opportunities for growers

    Referred to as Canada’s premier horticulture event, the 22nd annual Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Convention (OFVC) lived up to the hype and more as hundreds...

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  • Domestic Food Production

    Storage technology

    In Ontario, cold storage technology plays a critical role in preserving the quality and extending the shelf life of many of the fruits and vegetables...

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  • Sustainability

    Greenhouses in the Winter

    With freezing temperatures and snowy conditions, winter in Ontario can be harsh. However, the fruit and vegetable sector in the province remains active and productive, thanks to the use of greenhouses.

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  • Migrant farm workers’ access to healthcare in Ontario

    A common misconception around migrant farm workers in Ontario is they don’t have access to the same healthcare as Ontario residents. While the workers may not be full-time Ontario residents, they do receive the same healthcare access to OHIP as permanent residents do in this province.

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