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Access for Alberta seed potatoes

The Canadian government recently announced it has secured market access for Alberta seed potatoes to Thailand. >> Read full article

CETA signing applauded

The Canadian Agri-Food Trade Alliance (CAFTA) applauded the Government of Canada for recently signing the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) with the European Union (EU). >> Read full article

USDA approves genetically engineered potatoes

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has approved commercial planting of two types of potatoes that are genetically engineered to resist the pathogen that causes late blight. >> Read full article

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VRIC to develop new apple, tomato varieties

The Vineland Research and Innovation Centre is receiving a $920,000 federal investment from the federal government to develop new disease-resistant apple and greenhouse tomato varieties that will contribute to the long-term growth and profitability of these two sectors.
The projects announced recently help achieve the federal government’s goal of strengthening the Canadian agricultural sector through key investments in discovery science and innovation. >> Learn More…

 Event Calendar 

7th Annual Workshop for the B.C. Wine Industry

Nov. 3, 2016
Location: Penticton Lakeside Resort, Penticton, BC >> More Info

2016 Royal Agricultural Winter Fair

Nov. 4-13, 2016 Location: Exhibition Place, Toronto, Ont. >> More Info

2016 Alberta Potato Conference & Trade Show

Nov. 21-23, 2016
Location: The Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel, Banff, Alta. >> More Info