News releases

  • Local asparagus season springs into action

    News release Local asparagus season springs into action Sustainability at the core of Ontario asparagus farming For immediate release Guelph ON, 13 May...

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  • New study highlights sustainability of Ontario fruits and vegetables

    News Release New study highlights sustainability of Ontario fruits and vegetables Growers using wide range of environmentally sustainable practices on-farm...

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  • Ontario farmers protect fruit & vegetable crops with innovation, technology

    For decades, Ontario’s fruit and vegetable growers have used sustainable practices to safeguard their crops against pests and diseases. Now, advances in both technology and science mean they can use these tools and practices in ways that are even more sustainable – environmentally and financially.

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  • Ontario’s fruit and vegetable growers re-elect board leaders

    The Chair and Vice Chair of the Ontario Fruit & Vegetable Growers’ Association have been re-elected to their positions for another one-year term.

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  • Fruit and vegetable growers honour Don Brubacher

    Don Brubacher was named the winner of the Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association (OFVGA) 2024 Industry Award of Merit. The retired long-time General Manager of the Ontario Potato Board was presented with the award...

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  • Domestic Food Production

    Storage innovation and greenhouses allow local produce to flourish in winter months

    Despite the freezing temperatures, winter in Ontario does not mean a lack of available fresh produce. Ontario growers use advanced technologies and innovative techniques such as controlled atmosphere (CA) storage, advanced lighting and climate control to keep their crops fresh.

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  • Domestic Food Production

    Fruit and vegetable growers welcome release of positive temporary foreign worker employer compliance statistics

    Fruit and vegetable growers welcome release of positive temporary foreign worker employer compliance statistics Guelph ON, 29 September 2023 – The Ontario...

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  • Domestic Food Production

    Fruit and vegetable growers respond to UN rapporteur comments on temporary foreign worker programs

    Fruit and vegetable growers respond to UN rapporteur comments on temporary foreign worker programs For immediate release Guelph ON, 13 September 2023...

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  • Domestic Food Production

    Fruit and vegetable growers welcome Recognized Employer Pilot for temporary foreign workers

    News release Fruit and vegetable growers welcome Recognized Employer Pilot for temporary foreign workers For immediate release Guelph ON, 10 August...

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