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AMI combines new and existing programming

The Agri-Food Management Institute will be delivering a mixture of established programming and new projects under the newly launched Canadian Agricultural Partnership.

Researchers develop first gene drive

Biologists at the University of California San Diego have developed a method of manipulating the genes of a pest that has invaded much of the U.S. and caused millions of dollars in damage to high-value berry and other fruit crops.

Ontario farmland values gained steam in 2017

Ontario’s average farmland values gained steam in 2017 while the Canadian average increase held relatively steady, a sign of a strong and stable agriculture economy, according to chief agricultural economist for Farm Credit Canada.
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Succulent strawberries throughout most of the year

Canadians clearly love having fresh local strawberries several times a year and Canada’s day-neutral strawberry industry is growing to meet the demand. Kevin Schooley agrees that it’s the local angle, as well as better taste and sweetness provided by quick harvest-to-purchase timelines compared to imports, which is fueling the expansion. » Read more...


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World Potato Congress

May 27 – 31
Location: Cusco, Peru
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Blueberry IPM workshop

May 30
Location: Simcoe, Ont.
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2018 Training of Potato Scouts

June 4
Location: Guelph, Ont.
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