LATEST PERENNIA NEWS
Thursday April 18th, 2019
A beautiful day to be in the valley for Perennia’s Terroir Analysis workshop. Over 30 attendees joined us for a presentation on the 2nd year results. #nsagriculture #nswine ... See MoreSee Less
Wednesday April 10th, 2019
Several team members from Perennia are in Iceland this week for an international fish waste conference, gathering knowledge on how the industry here can potentially take advantage of this new opportunity! ... See MoreSee Less
Thursday March 28th, 2019
Perennia’s Horticulture Specialist presenting on Wireworms during the final lunch and learn today.
#nsagriculture ... See MoreSee Less
Wednesday March 27th, 2019
Our Horticulture Specialist Rachael Cheverie will be presenting on Wireworms during the final lunch and learn at the Capitol Pub in Middleton on Thursday March 28, 2019 at 10:30 am. ... See MoreSee Less
Today is the last day to register for these workshops - don't miss out!Perennia's Tree Fruit Specialist is hosting two workshops on March 27th. Check out the links below to find out how to register for either sessions:
APPLE REPLANT DISEASE AND LOCAL TRIALS
TAKEAWAYS FROM THE INTERNATIONAL FRUIT TREE ASSOCIATION CONFERENCE AND TOURS
www.perennia.ca/event/takeaways-from-the-international-fruit-tree-association-conference-and-tours/ ... See MoreSee Less
Meet Harrison Van Meekeren from Lakeville, Nova Scotia... our young grower featured in the March 15, 2019, issue of Good Fruit Grower magazine.
Harrison is helping his family transition to high-density systems on their farm and is experimenting with planting cover crops to improve soil nutrition. "To me, a bag of cover crop seed is worth way more than a bag of fertilizer," he said. "I think we need to grow ecosystems and let nature take care of some of the problems we face."
To read more and watch his interview, go to www.goodfruit.com/harrison-van-meekeren-a-young-grower-from-lakeville-nova-scotia/ ... See MoreSee Less
Friday March 22nd, 2019
Perennia's Horticulture Specialist attended a strawberry production course to better understand greenhouse, hydroponic strawberries as well as visit long cane raspberry operations to gain knowledge in this emerging industry and help interested growers in our region avoid some of the pitfalls of this profitable but risky production system.
Photos below from the tour at the Delphy Crop Improvement Centre. ... See MoreSee Less
Aw man, how do I get in on these courses? That looks super interesting.
Our Soil Specialist Amy Sangster will be presenting on Tillage and Compaction on Thursday March 21 at 10:30 at Lunch and Learn at the Capitol Pub in Middleton. ... See MoreSee Less