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Peter Mitham

About Peter Mitham

Peter Mitham has been a regular contributor to Good Fruit Grower since 1999. Based in Vancouver, British Columbia, he reports on developments and issues in the B.C. and broader Canadian tree fruit industry.

‘Be on the lookout for weeds that do not die’

By |November 6th, 2018|

Growers in Canada watch for herbicide resistance as Ontario government issues memorandum warning.

Be gone, starlings

By |August 6th, 2018|

Bird control in British Columbia benefits from area-wide approach.

Flying fruit a little easier

By |March 7th, 2017|

Canadian initiative aims to boost Okanagan fruit sales, recognition.

British Columbia’s government replant program aims at farm renewal

By |January 13th, 2017|

Program's not just about new varieties, it's replanting recharged

B.C. pest management strategies build on deep roots

By |December 29th, 2016|

Traps throughout Fred Steele’s orchard in Kelowna are the first line of defense against a horde of new pests that growers in British Columbia’s Okanagan Valley face.

Breeding for apple consumer preferences

By |June 7th, 2016|

Test orchard plays key role as researchers seek the next great apple variety.

Uncorked potential with wine on tap

By |March 23rd, 2016|

Companies cater to restaurants that don’t want to waste a whole bottle on a single pour.

Plum pox virus control zone

By |March 7th, 2016|

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Getting local fruit varieties into local orchards is a particular challenge in Ontario because breeding work takes place within the

New peaches show promise

By |March 6th, 2016|

Ontario’s stone fruit industry collaborates for best varieties.

Growers rebuild after plum pox

By |December 21st, 2015|

Some Ontario growers have turned to wine grapes, while others are growing fresh stone fruit varieties.

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