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November 7, 2018
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Cool autumn great for Okanagan apple crop

Okanagan orchardists are just wrapping up what looks to be a bumper crop for apples this season.

Women in agriculture say barriers to equality persist

Women in agriculture around the world, whether in developing or developed countries, say widespread gender discrimination persists and poses obstacles to their ability to help feed the world, according to a new study.

Syngenta receives registration for potato seed treatment

Syngenta Canada Inc. is pleased to announce the registration of Vibrance Ultra Potato as a new seed piece treatment for the suppression of pink rot and control of key seed- and soil‑borne diseases, including late blight.
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Gearing up for Prairie sweet potatoes

Efforts to develop sweet potatoes into a commercial crop for Manitoba farmers are showing good progress at two locations in the province. Both Dr. Sajjad Rao at Assiniboine Community College in Brandon and Tracy Shinners-Carnelley at Peak of the Market in Winnipeg are conducting research trials on the popular root vegetable and hoping it can have a place next to potato production. » Read more...

Strategizing in Stratford Workshop

November 12-14
Location: Stratford, Ont.
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CanadaGAP Auditor Training

November 12-16
Location: Guelph, Ont.
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Potato Growers of Alberta Annual General Meeting

November 13-15
Location: Edmonton, Alta.
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