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Ridgetown open house

The Ridgetown campus of the University of Guelph is hosting a vegetable open house July 19 for commercial vegetable growers and agribusiness. >> Read full article

Spray extends shelf life

An all-natural spray, developed by University of Guelph researcher Jay Subramanian and his team of scientists, could do wonders to reduce food waste and enhance food security by extending the shelf life of fruit by up to 50 per cent. >> Read full article

Wood mulch can help in climate change fight

In addition to looking nice, covering soil with wood mulch can actually help reduce greenhouse gas emissions, University of British Columbia (UBC) research shows. >> Read full article

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Vegetable growers Sask Outstanding Young Farmers for 2016

Vegetable farmers Dan and Chelsea Erlandson of Outlook, Sask., were named the 2016 Outstanding Young Farmers (OYF) for the Saskatchewan Region at the annual awards event held in conjunction with Canada’s Farm Progress Show on June 17.

Dan and Chelsea are third-generation majority owners of Spring Creek Garden Ltd., growing more than 50 varieties of vegetables and attending eight farmers’ markets weekly in Regina and Saskatoon. They also grow, pack and market 150 acres of vegetables for the wholesale market. >> Learn More…

 Event Calendar 

Ridegetown Vegetable Open House 2016

July 19, 2016
Location: University of Guelph, Ridgetown Campus, Ridgetown, Ont. >> More Info

2016 Potato Research Field Day

August 10, 2016
Location: Elora Research Station, Elora, Ont. >> More Info

2016 Ontario Potato Field Day

August 18, 2016
Location: HJV Equipment, Alliston, Ont. >> More Info