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BASF to acquire digital company ZedX

BASF has signed an agreement to acquire ZedX Inc., a company involved in the development of digital agricultural intelligence.

Crop load, nutrient management practices to prevent bitter pit in Honeycrisp

During multiple years of research on bitter pit in commercial Honeycrisp orchards, incidence was associated with low calcium levels in fruit peel; high ratios of nitrogen, potassium, and/or magnesium to calcium in fruit peel; excessive terminal shoot length; and low crop load.

CAHRC’s AgriSkills strengthens workforce through on-the-farm training

The Canadian Agricultural Human Resource Council (CAHRC) has developed a training program to help Canadian producers strengthen their workforces through on-the-farm training. The program, called AgriSkills, can be customized and made available to various commodity and sector organizations.
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Minimizing Fruit, Vegetable Handling Losses

After fruit and vegetable producers put so much careful attention and effort into planting and tending their crops and orchards, they naturally want to minimize losses due to bruising, nicks and scrapes, temperature issues and so on. A device that can travel through the harvester and through processing and packaging equipment right through to the retailer would be ideal – one that mimics the real fruit or vegetable in size, shape and weight and provides real-time feedback so that equipment can be adjusted on the spot. » Read more...

2017 Canadian Produce Marketing Association Convention

May 9-11, 2017
Location: Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto, Ontario
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Alberta Potato Industry Association Burgers & Beans

July 5, 2017
Location:Taber Legion Park, Taber, Alberta
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2017 Potato Growers of Alberta Golf Tournament

July 6, 2017
Location: Paradise Canyon Golf Resort, Lethbridge, Alberta
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