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May 2017

May 17, 2017
OMAFRA Hort Matters
The May 17th edition of Hort Matters is now available. Read More
May 10, 2017
OMAFRA Hort Matters
The May 10th edition of Hort Matters is now available. Read More
May 03, 2017
OMAFRA Hort Matters
The May 3rd edition of Hort Matters is now available. Read More

April 2017

April 26, 2017
OMAFRA Hort Matters
The April 26th edition of Hort Matters is now available. Read More
April 21, 2017
OTRI Project - Piloting a Worker Safety System
Last November, the original board members of the OPVG sat down with Tomecek Agronomy Services Inc. to discuss how a newly created Worker Safety App could benefit not only local farm workers, but also the agricultural industry as a whole. Via a mobile phone app, growers can record the details of their field’s spray events, then transmit this information in real-time to all workers on their operation. Read More
April 19, 2017
OMAFRA Hort Matters
The April 19th edition of Hort Matters is now available. Read More
April 06, 2017
OMAFRA Hort Matters
The April 6th edition of Hort Matters is now available. Read More

March 2017

March 27, 2017
2017 Green and Wax Bean Agreement
Agreement has been reached with Bonduelle Ontario Inc. for the 2017 crop of green and wax beans for processing. Read More
March 21, 2017
2017 ConAgra Foods Canada Inc. Tomato Agreement
Attached is a 2017 tomato agreement that reflects the changes agreed to with ConAgra Foods Canada Inc. Read More
March 21, 2017
2017 Sun-Brite Foods Inc. Tomato Agreement
Attached is a 2017 tomato agreement that reflects the changes agreed to with Sun-Brite Foods Inc. Read More
March 21, 2017
2017 Highbury Canco Corporation Tomato Agreement
Attached is a 2017 tomato agreement that reflects the changes agreed to with Highbury Canco Corporation. Read More
March 17, 2017
2017 Squash Agreement
Agreement was reached with Bonduelle Ontario Inc. on the 2017 crop of squash for processing. Read More
March 17, 2017
2017 Lima Bean Agreement
Agreement was reached with Bonduelle Ontario Inc. on the 2017 crop of lima beans for processing. Read More
March 15, 2017
2017 Tomato Agreement
Agreement has been reached for the 2017 processing tomato crop with ConAgra Foods Canada Inc., Highbury Canco Corporation and Sun-Brite Foods Inc. Read More
March 13, 2017
2017 Pumpkin Agreement
Agreement has been reached with Harvest-Pac Products Inc. on the 2017 crop of pumpkin for processing. There are no changes to the Agreement from 2016. Read More
March 10, 2017
Carrot Agreement
Carrot agreement was reached on March 10th with Bonduelle Ontario Inc. and Campbell Company of Canada. The dicer carrot price increased by 1.5% and the slicer carrot price increased by 1.715%. For further details/changes, please refer to the attached agreement. Read More
March 03, 2017
Strategic Plan
The OPVG Strategic Plan is now available. Read More
March 03, 2017
Notice of Appointment of Trustee for OPVG
Please see the attached letter from the Deputy Minister, Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs to all Ontario Processing Vegetable Growers (OPVG) board members and all District Vegetable Growers’ Committee members advising that the government of Ontario has made a regulation under the Farm Products Marketing Act today that terminates the terms of office of the current board members and district committee members effective immediately. Read More

February 2017

February 22, 2017
2017 Green Pea and Sweet Corn Settlement
Agreement has been reached with Bonduelle for the 2017 pea and sweet corn crops. Read More