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Government boosts P.E.I. potato facility

The Government of Canada is supporting facility upgrades at Thompson Potato Company Inc., to increase its processing capacity and extend the packing season.

Tracing the origins of the Colorado Potato Beetle

A University of Maryland researcher has traced the origin of pest populations of the Colorado potato beetle back to the Plains states, dispelling theories that the beetle came from Mexican or other divergent populations.

Consumer preference work contributes to apple cider strategy

Ontario consumers are thirsty for hard apple cider, and the province’s apple sector is poised to deliver.
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Grape growing the Italian way

B.C. grape growers and winemakers were treated to a day in the vineyard with an Italian viticulture expert, as part of the Triggs International Premium Vinifera Lecture Series. Stephano Poni (PhD), professor of viticulture and chair of the Instituto of Frutti-Viticoltura of the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore of Piacenza, Italy, used the West Kelowna vineyards of Quails Gate and Mission Hill wineries as a backdrop to share and discuss canopy management best practices in early August. » Read more...

B.C. supports local wine industry, proclaims April Wine Month

On the heels of Alberta's boycott of B.C. wines, the B.C. government is ramping up its support for the industry by proclaiming April as B.C. Wine Month, including a special month-long promotion at all public liquor stores. » Read more...

Webinar: The impact of climate change on fruit and vegetable crops

During the free, one-hour webinar Al Douglas, director at the Ontario Centre for Climate Impacts and Adaptation Resources will discuss climate change, its associated impacts, and how to respond through adaptation. » Read more...

Okanagan Specialty Fruits appoints vice president

Okanagan Specialty Fruits Inc., the developer of the Arctic apple varieties, announced the promotion of Jenn Armen to vice president. » Read more...

Raspberry Production 1.0

March 27, 2018
Location: Guelph, Ont.
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2018 Muck Vegetable Growers Conference

March 29-29, 2018
Location: Bradford, Ontario
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