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Loblaw invests to support Canadian farmers

Loblaw Companies Limited has announced that by 2025 it will spend $150 million more each year with Canadian farmers buying local, fresh produce that otherwise would have been imported from around the world.

Rick Mercer to give keynote at GGO luncheon

This September, the Grape Growers of Ontario (GGO) will welcome Rick Mercer to the stage at the organization's Celebrity Luncheon.

AgriRisk Initiatives Program is now available

Building on the successes of Growing Forward 2, the AgriRisk Initiatives Program has been renewed under the Canadian Agricultural Partnership.
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Featured news 

New tools will help cherry growers pick the best markets

Advances in science are making it possible to measure cherries’ quality while they are still hanging on the tree, without damaging any in the process. A team of researchers at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada in Summerland is working with mobile hand-held optical spectrometers to develop models to precisely gauge the quality of cherries, and predict their firmness and flavour after storage or shipping. » Read more...

What's Growin' On Research Farm Open House

July 25
Location: Vineland Station, Ontario
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NAFDMA Advanced Learning Retreat

July 28 - 31
Location: Notre-Dame-de-l'Ile-Perrot, Que.
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Carrot Fest

August 17 - 18
Location: Bradford, Ont.
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Potato Field Day in Elora

August 22
Location: Ariss, Ont.
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