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Imperfection moves into the frozen aisles at Loblaw stores

Loblaw Companies Limited is expanding its no name® Naturally Imperfect™ line of products to include frozen blueberries, strawberries, mixed berries, mixed fruit and mangos.

Succession planning: What you need to know from a finance expert

Lance Stockbrugger, chartered accountant and farmer, says that when it comes to succession planning, sometimes paying a little more in the short term allows you to realize long-term goals.

Helping PEI farmers identify, mitigate risk

The Government of Canada recently to announce a $300,500 investment for the Prince Edward Island Federation of Agriculture to undertake a risk assessment of agriculture on the island.
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Frost-protection for crops wins at Velocity Fund Finals

A biotechnology company that created a spray that helps farmers and growers protect crops from frost damage was among the big winners at the Velocity Fund Finals held recently at the University of Waterloo. Velocity is a comprehensive entrepreneurship program at Waterloo.

Innovative Protein Technologies created Frost Armour, a spray-on-foam, after witnessing the effects of a devastating spring frost in 2012 that knocked out about 80 per cent of Ontario’s apple crop. Farmers would remove it after several days with another solution that converts it into a fertilizer.
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2017 North Field Day – Potatoes

August 17, 2017
Location: Crop Diversification Centre, North, Edmonton, Alberta
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2017 Ontario Potato Day

August 17, 2017
Location: HJV Equipment, Alliston, Ont.
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Parkland Potato Varieties Open House

August 18, 2017
Location: Crop Diversification Centre – South, Brooks, Alberta
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Potato Variety Demonstration

August 24, 2017
Location: Brooks, Alberta
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