Thousands of seasonal agricultural workers have arrived in Ontario

Migrant workers employed by the seasonal farm worker program have begun arriving from the Caribbean and Mexico to help Niagara farmers. About 3,000 seasonal workers from Mexico and the Caribbean began arriving this month at greenhouses in Niagara, Leamington and other parts of Ontario, said Ken Forth, president of Foreign Agricultural Resource Management Services, known … Read more

Ron Pitblado was inducted into the Kent Agriculture Hall of Fame

More local agricultural pioneers have been inducted into the Kent Agricultural Hall of Fame. Ron Pitblado is one of four recent hires this year. “I know Ron will be honored,” said Diane Pitblado, Ron’s wife. “He took great pride in his work, which makes the recognition for his efforts even more meaningful.” In the year … Read more