Issues impacting our sector

Learn about the issues impacting Canada's fruit and vegetable sector and the changes we are advocating for.

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2019 Annual General Meeting - Halifax

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International farm workers

Learn about the important people who come to Canada to work every year. Without them, there would be no Canadian fruit and vegetable production.

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Latest news

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Genetic Testing for Problem Weeds

November 14, 2018

Story by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Vegetable growers often use herbicides to control weeds that affect production and cause yield losses. However, some weeds can develop resistance to herbicides. Not only does this impede weed management and cause yield losses, it also duplicates costs from having to try multiple weed control strategies, such as buying…

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Canadian fresh produce industry leaders following a meeting with the Rt. Hon. Justin Trudeau.

Produce industry hosts successful Fall Harvest advocacy event on Parliament Hill

November 13, 2018

Over November 5-7, industry leaders representing the Canadian Horticultural Council (CHC) and the Canadian Produce Marketing Association (CPMA) met with over 50 Parliamentarians and their staff, including the Prime Minister, to discuss key issues currently affecting the Canadian fresh fruit and vegetable sector. As this year’s meetings were focused on increasing the industry’s competitiveness, discussions…

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Without international farm workers, there would be no Canadian fruit and vegetable production.

Resources

Fresh Thinking magazine

Our free bilingual print publication features high-level industry perspectives and useful tips for growers. Subscribe today!

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HortShorts monthly newsletter

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"BC Blueberry growers are extremely thankful for the hard work and support of CHC and everyone that was involved in this push for the BC Blueberry industry.

The government was very receptive to moving the start and end dates for the emergency registration and we were able to cover the majority of our season."

Jason Smith, Chair, BC Blueberry Council

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