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Fruit & Vegetable

Using biocontrols in field scale fruit, vegetable crops

The HortSnacks-to-Go 2017/2018 webinar series continues on November 20, 2017, with Using Biocontrols in Field Scale Fruit and Vegetable Crops.

Key to better asparagus in evolution of sex chromosomes

Working with an international team of breeders and genome scientists, plant biologists at the University of Georgia have sequenced the genome of garden asparagus as a model for sex chromosome evolution.

Southern Ontario grape growers rebound

Members of the Ontario South Coast Wineries and Growers Association are finishing a good second consecutive harvest that will let them draw even more distance away from disastrous seasons a few years ago.
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A golden future in Canada for pair of B.C. apple growers

When Tahir Raza came to Canada from Pakistan in 1994, he did not expect to be an owner of an award-winning orchard.

“I came here to join my wife,” he explained from his orchard home in Vernon, B.C. “At that time, I did not have an idea that I would be farming. I had $500 [US] in my pocket. As a newcomer, you are starting from the beginning and you cannot even dream about having land. I was just looking to get a job of any kind.”
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PEI Potato Board Annual Meeting

November 17, 2017
Location: Charlottetown, PEI
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Ontario Apple Growers Meeting – District 1

November 23, 2017
Location: Blenheim, Ontario
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Ontario Apple Growers Meeting – District 5

December 1, 2017
Location: Bowmanville, Ontario
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Potatoes New Brunswick Annual Meeting

December 1, 2017
Location: Grand Falls, New Brunswick
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