Ontario Processing Vegetable Growers

March ENewsletter

OPVG News - March 26, 2021

 
OPVG News - March 26, 2021
REGULATION/POLICY update
OPVG Annual General Meeting - March 30, 2021
Invitations to register for the AGM have been sent through email. Please contact the office if you have not received your invite opvg@opvg.org
OPVG 2020 Financials
The 2020 Corporate Profile with Financials is now available on our website. Click HERE to access the Report directly. It can also be found under the About tab on the homepage, Auditors Reports, 2020.
Report on Resolutions From 2020 Business Session
The Resolutions Report from the 2020 Grower Business Session held January 30, 2020 is now available on our website. Click HERE to access the report directly. It can also be found under the About tab on the homepage, Auditors Reports, Report on Resolutions 2020.
BOARD update
2020 Photo Contest
Thank you to all our participants! It was tough to pick just one winner for each category as there were many amazing photos to choose from. Check out our website for the winners.
Best Overall Photo 2020: As Far As The Eye Can See by Emma Allen
MARKET intelligence
2021 Negotiations
Cucumbers - Agreements were reached for both Hand Harvest and Machine and copies sent to cucumber growers.
Onions - Negotiations concluded with an agreement and a copy sent to onion growers.
Green Peas - An agreement was reached for Green Peas and a copy sent to all green pea growers.
Squash - Negotiations concluded with an agreement and a copy sent to squash growers.
Green & Wax Beans - An agreement was reached and a copy sent to green and wax bean growers.
Lima Beans - Negotiations concluded with an agreement and a copy sent to lima bean growers.
Sweet Corn - An agreement was reached and a copy sent to sweet corn growers.
COVID-19 Coverage
Please note, there is no coverage available to growers should their processor shut down due to Covid-19. OPVG continues to lobby for change on this issue.
Vegetable Crop Protection Guide - Publication 838
To access the latest version of OMAFRA's Vegetable Crop Protection Guide, go to the Grower Resources tab on our website.
Click HERE to go directly to the publication.