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How are pesticides registered in Canada?

Pesticide Registration in Canada and Ontario By Allison Moorman, OMAFRA-University of Guelph USEL Student A pesticide, or pest control product, is a substance (insecticide, fungicide, or herbicide) used to prevent, destroy or repel pest organisms. All products applied to a … Continue reading

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Learn About Ontario’s New Raw Leaf Tobacco Registration and Reporting Requirements

From the Ontario Ministry of Finance: Learn About Ontario’s New Raw Leaf Tobacco Registration and Reporting Requirements How do I register? How do the rules apply to me? What will I have to report and when? What can I expect during an … Continue reading

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Canada’s new Anti-Spam Legislation, 2014

Many specialty crop growers and agricultural organisations distribute regular email updates and newsletters to generate new business or to update members on events. On July 1, 2014, Canada’s new Anti-Spam Legislation will come into force regulating the distribution of emails, … Continue reading

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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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Pesticide Classification in Ontario – A Guide for Ginseng Growers

Growers know that that when it comes to pesticide application, the label is the law. However, the label only includes federal laws regarding use of a specific pesticide, but provincial laws also govern pesticide application. Under Regulation 63/09 of the … Continue reading

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For all specialty crop growers who irrigate…..

Are you irrigating on your farm? Do you have your Permit to Take Water from the Ministry of the Environment? You must have a “Permit To Take Water” (PTTW) issued by the Ministry of the Environment to withdraw more than … Continue reading

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Growing or collecting native forest herbs in Ontario

From Sean Westerveld, Ginseng and Medicinal Herb Specialist, OMAFRA: There are numerous native herbs that grow wild in forests in southern Ontario and are important medicinal plants, such as ginseng, goldenseal, and black cohosh. However, there are a number of … Continue reading

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