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A tomato fungicide stewardship tip amidst changing regulations

There are re-evaluations ongoing for a number of products used in tomatoes, and while final outcome of this review is not yet known, it’s likely that significant changes to chlorothalonil labels are coming.

Software helps growers manage all aspects of their business

The software company Dragonfly IT has developed Croptracker – a multi-faceted, cloud-based monitoring system designed to give fruit and vegetable growers real-time updates on their businesses.

Harvest CROO Robotics rolls out autonomous vehicle

Harvest CROO Robotics announced the introduction of their autonomous vehicle. This is a major step towards the completion of the Alpha Unit, which is expected to be picking strawberries in Florida next winter.
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Featured news 

Buy local award winner creates more value for B.C. veggies

The B.C. Buy Local Award of Excellence recognizes one outstanding producer or processor based on the achievements of the best Buy Local marketing project.

Kirk Homenick, President of Naturally Homegrown Foods, was recently named the 2017 recipient of the inaugural B.C. Buy Local Award of Excellence for his campaign, 'A Chip Close to Home.'

Naturally Homegrown Foods is home to the Hardbite line of potato and root vegetable products, the only potato chips produced and processed in B.C. Homenick launched a unique and bold Buy Local rebranding campaign that marketed distinctly west coast lifestyle attributes and offered transparency to locally-sourced ingredients.
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Alberta Potato Industry Association Burgers & Beans

July 5, 2017
Location: Taber Legion Park, 50th Street North, 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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Dead Weeds Tour

July 12, 2017
Location: Bayer's Ennotville Research Farm, north of Guelph, Ontario
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18th Annual Enology & Viticulture Conference & Trade Show

July 17-18, 2017
Location: Penticton Trade & Convention Centre, Penticton, BC
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