Category Archives: Sweet Potato Meetings

Information on the USDA’s Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act (PACA)

The USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) recently hosted a webinar entitled , “An Overview of the PACA Complaint Process”.  Information on how to access this webinar and other information on this program is detailed in the message below that was sent out … Continue reading

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Scout Training Workshops 2014

OMAF and MRA offers numerous scout training workshops on various commodities that may be applicable to a wide range of specialty crops. The following scout training workshops are planned for 2014: Intro to IPM – April 30 – Guelph Tomatoes … Continue reading

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Are You Interested in Being Part of the South Central Ontario Region (SCOR) Food Hub?

The following message was sent to me today and I thought it worthwhile to pass it on to our readers.   Hello The South Central Ontario Region (SCOR) Food Hub is seeking farmers and food producers who are interested in … Continue reading

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Learn more about using biopesticides at 2014 Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Convention

Several biopesticides are now registered for use on organic and conventional crops. Effective use of these products depends on the user having a good understanding of what they are and how they work, as their action and use can be … Continue reading

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Winter Meetings 2013/2014

The following meeetings may be of interest to specialty crop producers in Ontario. For more events visit the OMAF and MRA events calendar at http://www.omafra.gov.on.ca/english/rural/edr/events-training.htm Southwest Agricultural Conference (SWAC) 2014 When: January 7-8, 2014 Where: Ag Business Centre, Mitton House, … Continue reading

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South West Hort Expo, November 19-20, 2013

Specialty crop growers may be interested in attending the 2013 South West Hort Expo (presented by the Essex County Associated Growers) in Leamington on November 19 & 20.  The Bounty of the County meeting is in its 63rd year and … Continue reading

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2013 Agricultural Workshops Day, Campus D’Alfred

Specialty crop growers may be interested in attending the 2013 Agricultural Workshops Day on Thursday, September 12th at the University of Guelph Campus d’Alfred Farm. An number of presentations and practical workshops will be included during the day along with … Continue reading

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