Tag Archives: Specialty Berries

Good Agriculture and Collection Practices (GACP) Training for Ginseng and Specialty Crop Growers

You grow ginseng or a specialty crop and have done so for years.  But if challenged can you prove your good work?   Good Agriculture and Collection Practices are a HACCP based On Farm Food Safety Program that was built by … Continue reading

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Specialty Crop Content at the Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Convention

The Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Convention (OFVC) will be held February 22 and 23, 2017 at the Scotiabank Convention Centre in Niagara Falls (www.ofvc.ca). There are many general and specific topics that may be of interest to specialty crop growers. … Continue reading

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Haskap & Specialty Fruit Workshop: 24 August, 2016

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How Long Do I Run My Drip Lines?

By Rebecca Shortt, Water Quantity Engineer, OMAFRA This blog post will show the 2 steps to roughly calculate how long to run a drip system. First calculate the plant water demand.  This was shown in my post from last week. … Continue reading

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Small Plot Irrigation: Are You Applying Enough?

Many specialty crop and market garden growers have small acreages in production and may not have full irrigation systems for their crops. These growers often rely on water tanks carted through the field, garden hoses with sprinklers or other watering … Continue reading

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Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Convention Content for Specialty Crop Growers

The Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Convention (OFVC) will be held February 17 and 18, 2016 at the Scotiabank Convention Centre in Niagara Falls. There are many general and specific topics that may be of interest to specialty crop growers. Here … Continue reading

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Summer Meetings for Ontario Berry Growers

Originally posted on ONfruit:
Ontario Berry Growers Annual Twilight Meeting,  Wednesday September 9th , Heeman’s Strawberries 20422 Nissouri Rd. Thames Centre ON N0M 2P0  (just east of London).  There will be lots to see including both June and day neutral…

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