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OMAFRA Welcomes Fruit Crop Specialist

Originally posted on ONfruit:
Erica Pate was the successful candidate in the competition for Fruit Crop Specialist in the Agriculture Development Branch. She will be replacing Pam Fisher, long-time OMAFRA Berry Specialist. Erica will begin her new role on February 27, 2017…

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REI (re-entry interval) signs available

Originally posted on ONvegetables:
How do you inform farm workers, scouts and others about the Restricted Entry Interval (REI) of pesticides you use? The REI is the period of time after a pesticide has been applied that workers or anyone…

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Hop Sessions at 2017 OFVC

This year the Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Convention (OFVC) will be hosting two hop related session on Wednesday, February 22. The first session will begin at 9:30 am in Room 204 of the Scotiabank Convention Centre and features four speakers … Continue reading

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Selling Food to Ontario Training Workshops

Are you starting or growing a food business? Learn how you as a producer or small processor can access new market channels at these one day workshops. Topics include market channel opportunities, basics of food regulations, costing and pricing your … Continue reading

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Summer Student Positions Available at the Simcoe Research Station

Job Ad:     Student – Horticulture Assistant Organization: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Division/Branch: Economic Development Division / Agriculture Development Branch Position Title: Student – Summer Research Assistant Job Term: Temporary (7 positions) for up to 18 weeks Location:  OMAFRA Simcoe … Continue reading

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Great Lakes Hop and Barley Conference: March 2-3, 2017

Registration for the Great Lakes Hop and Barley Conference presented by Michigan State University/Extension is now open. Date: 2-3 March 2017 Location: Westin Book Cadillac, 1114 Washington Blvd., Detroit, MI, USA The Conference will include basic and advanced sessions for … Continue reading

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8th Annual Vermont Hops Conference: 25 Feb 2017

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