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Fruit & Vegetable

Farmers seeking new crops should consider okra

Farmers interested in adding a new crop to their production line-up may want to look at okra as an opportunity.

Grape growers pounce on program funding

The popularity of a seven-year-old program designed to give wine grape growers funding for production improvements shows no signs of abating.

$4.5M grant funds new disease-resistant strawberries

The Public Strawberry Breeding Program at the University of California, Davis, and colleagues in California and Florida have received a $4.5 million grant from the National Institute of Food and Agriculture of the U.S. Department of Agriculture to improve the disease resistance and sustainable production of strawberries throughout the nation.
Featured news 

Pick-your-own video series is launched

The Ontario Farm Fresh Marketing Association (OFFMA) has launched its new PYO video series. PYO has been an option that farmers have been offering for decades. PYO has been experiencing a resurgence in popularity as more and more people want to connect with their food and understand how it is grown. Thus, it is more attractive than ever for consumers to visit farms and pick their own fruits and vegetables.
The videos can be found on the Ontario Farm Fresh website:
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Agri-Tourism & Farm Direct Marketing Bus Tour

September 11, 2017
Location: Spruce Grove/West Yellowhead region of Alberta
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Canada's Outdoor Farm Show 2017

September 12 – 14, 2017
Location: Woodstock, Ontario
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Canadian Centre for Food Integrity, Public Agriculture Summit

September 18 – 20, 2017
Location: Calgary, Alberta
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