Archive for April 2016

Statistical Overview of the Canadian Vegetable Industry 2014

The Horticulture and Cross Sectoral Division of the Sector Development and Analysis Directorate, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada is pleased to present the latest report: “Statistical Overview of the Canadian Vegetable Industry – 2014”. This report has been prepared by Samuel Gauthier. The report provides a comprehensive statistical overview of the vegetable industry statistics. It contains tables and charts about…

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Biosecurity standard for the fruit and tree nut industry now available

The CanadianFood Inspection Agency (CFIA), in collaboration with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada and partner organizations, such as the Canadian Horticultural Council (CHC), has developed a new voluntary biosecurity standard that will help protect Canada’s fruit and tree nut industry from plant pests and diseases. The standard for the fruit tree and nut industry: provide guidelines for biosecurity, including prevention…

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Biosecurity Standard for the Greenhouse, Nursery and Floriculture Industries now available

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA), in conjunction with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) and industry organizations, such as the Canadian Horticultural Council (CHC), has completed a new voluntary biosecurity standard to help protect Canada’s greenhouse, nursery and floriculture sectors from plant pests. This voluntary standard will: provide guidelines for biosecurity, including prevention and integrated pest management; promote a consistent approach for…

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CHC-CPAC Consultation Work Plan 2016

1. PRVD2016-02 Methomyl Published: March 31 2016 PMRA Due Date: June 29, 2016 Technical Registrant: EI DuPont Canada Company 2. REV2016-06 Chlorothalonil Published: February 11, 2016 PMRA Due Date: Extended to June 10, 2016 Technical Registrant: Syngenta, Sipcam Agro, ADAMA 3. PVRD2016-13 Captan Published: March 31, 2016 PMRA Due Date: 90 days expected = June 29, 2016 (If the 90 day extension…

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