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Optimizing fertilizer rates for wild blueberry

The authors of a study in HortScience (September 2106) say that wild blueberry nutrient management varies considerably compared with typical tilled crop systems.

Grape powdery mildew app goes global

Grape growers and winemakers around the world will be able to easily assess powdery mildew in the field with the help of a mobile application just released globally.

New kale varieties coming soon

A Cornell University program is reimagining kale – its colour, shape and even flavour – in a bid to breed the naturally biodiverse vegetable for consumer satisfaction.
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Fresh and new

“Vineland is scouting the world for new fresh grape varieties suited to the Canadian climate with consumer appeal.”

That’s the summary of an exciting research project currently underway at the Agriculture and Agri-food Canada Vineland Research and Innovation Centre in Vineland, Ont.

“The goal is to replace a certain percentage of the imports, to extend the season for local fruit and provide different flavours produced locally for consumers,” says study lead Michael Kauzlaric, technology scout and grower outreach at Vineland. » Read more...

Potatoes New Brunswick 2016 Annual General Meeting

Dec. 2, 2016
Location: Kin Club of Florenceville, Centreville, NB » >>Learn More

2016 Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable & Farm Market Expo

Dec. 6-8, 2016
Location: DeVos Place Convention Center, Grand Rapids, Mich. » >>Learn More