Quebec plans huge maple syrup increase.

July 8, 2016 – The Quebec marketing board for maple syrup is aiming to increase taps by five million next spring, an increase that will require an investment of about $100 million.
The provincial government has approved plans for the increase.
Quebec appears to be intent on preserving its competitive position in the North American market.
It has been losing market share to others, including… Continue reading

Ontario processing cucumber dealings switch to US dollars.

A summary of this year’s processing vegetable grower price negotiations

American Society of Farm Managers & Rural Appraisers Meeting Woodstock Ontario

The (ASFMRA) Ontario chapter had its annual spring meeting in Woodstock, Ontario on April 11th, 2016. Mr. Timothy Harpster from Wapakoneta, Ohio provided the Ontario members information on the recent challenges and opportunities facing the farming industry both here in Canada and the United States. Record debt levels on farm operations has been at one of its highest points since the 1980 farm crisis.

The… Continue reading

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