Truly Green Farms gets $3.7M tech investment

The Canadian government on Monday, Sept. 11 announced up to $3.7 million of financing for a project that will pipe waste heat and CO2 to Truly Green Farms, a tomato producer in Chatham, Ontario. Truly... more »

Ontario growers might lose bargaining power

In February, Ontario’s Regulatory Registry listed proposed amendments by the Ontario Farm Products Marketing Commission to Regulation 440 (Vegetables for Processing-Marketing) under the Farm Products Marketing Act to remove the provisions establishing negotiating agencies and... more »

Commission proposes cut to collective bargaining in Ontario

The Farm Products Marketing Commission in Ontario, Canada has proposed switching to a free market system for the region's vegetable sector. The switch would remove the price negotiating powers of the Ontario Processing Vegetable Growers (OPVG). According... more »

FDA: US, Canada food safety systems comparable

FDA has signed an arrangement with the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and the Department of Health Canada (Health Canada) recognizing each other’s food safety systems as comparable to each other. The arrangement was signed... more »

OGVG to implement new sales program for US markets

Ontario Greenhouse Vegetable Growers (OGVG) announced funding from Growing Forward 2 (GF2) for up to $172,000 over the next two years to implement a Retail Educational Merchandising Program for the U.S. market.  OGVG said the project's goals are to... more »

Price of cauliflower triples in Canada

  The price of cauliflower has tripled in Canada, due to problems at home and abroad. Around this time last year, a head of cauliflower could be bought for $2.50 Canadian. Now you can find... more »

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