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Government officials talk to real producers on crop protection tour of Ottawa-area farms

The group takes shelter during a brief period of rain during CHC’s informative crop protection tour. Photo credit: D. Folkerson (CHC)
The group takes shelter during a brief period of rain during CHC’s informative crop protection tour. Photo credit: D. Folkerson (CHC)

The Canadian Horticultural Council (CHC) recently hosted representatives from government and industry on a tour of three farms in the Ottawa area. Tour attendees witnessed on-farm crop protection practices and discussed priority issues with actual farmers. Staff from the Pest Management Regulatory Agency, the Pest Management Centre, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, and Agriculture and…

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