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October 3, 2018

Accelerating N.S. agri-food and beverage businesses

Perennia is introducing a comprehensive market access, food safety, and product development/improvement accelerator program in Nova Scotia.

Researchers hope to fight prevalent tomato disease

A University of Florida scientist will lead a team of researchers trying to help battle Fusarium wilt.

Cornell releases new strawberry, raspberry varieties

Cornell University’s berry breeding program is releasing two new varieties, which will be available for planting in spring 2019: A strawberry, Dickens, and a raspberry, Crimson Treasure.
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Lasers shine a light on bird control

Protecting fruit crops from birds and other predators has never been easy. Scarecrows, reflective tape, netting, shotguns, propane-powered bangers and other audible bird scare devices, as well as traps and falcons, number among the most popular tools at growers’ disposal. Now, growers can add lasers to the list after a successful trial of a Dutch system at Vernon, B.C., cherry grower Coral Beach Farms. » Read more...

Canadian Greenhouse Conference

October 3-4
Location: Niagara Falls, Ont.
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Great Idea to Viable Business

October 15
Location: Bedford, Nova Scotia
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Advancing Women in Agriculture Conference - East

October 15-16
Location: Niagara Falls, Ont.
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