Ontario Field Produce

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Ontario Field Produce

Sandy Shore streamlines harvesting with Mantis cart

Ken Wall, owner of Sandy Shore Farms Ltd., says the one-man Mantis cart his company helped bring to market is resulting in 200% improved efficiencies compared to the standard three or five-man cart.

EarthFresh strengthens spuds

Burlington, Ontario-based EarthFresh Farms is building a 140,000-square-foot potato packing plant and distribution center in Atlanta, Ga., to serve the Southeastern and south central U.S.

Berlo’s Best boosts sweet potatoes

Simcoe, Ontario-based Berlo’s Best, Canada’s largest sweet potato producer, is adding another 5,500 square feet to its storage warehouse for a total of 90,000 square feet.

August’s Harvest touts garlic

August’s Harvest Inc., one of Ontario’s largest commercial garlic farms, has completed a successful pilot project in its quest to supply local garlic 365 days a year.

Asparagus season off to ‘solid’ start

Asparagus growers may be the only happy farmers in Ontario at the moment.

Rain delays plantings for many Ontario growers

It’s been a frustrating start to the Ontario field crop season, with farmers trying to seed their fields in the cold and wet as the growing window narrowed.