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November 21, 2018
BASF Survey

Ontario’s first food hub financial benchmark survey

If your organization aggregates, stores, and distributes local food, complete the benchmarking survey to receive your customized report comparing your organization to the food hub sector.

BASF opens global breeding center for cucumbers

The facility will house all cucumber pre-breeding and breeding programs in Nunhem: High wire, long, short, snack and pickling cucumber types, including the phenotyping line which offers digital evaluation of fruit characteristics.

Minimum wage to increase in P.E.I.

Prince Edward Island’s minimum wage will remain the highest in Atlantic Canada when it increases by 70 cents to $12.25 per hour on April 1, 2019.
Featured news 

Picturing peaches

Researchers at the Fort Valley State University have been working to develop a robotic solution for monitoring and spraying peach orchards. “Plants cannot walk to their doctors or plant researchers to convey that they are sick. So, how can we solve this problem? A monitoring system is the likely solution,” says Bipul Biswas, research professor with the college of agriculture at Fort Valley State University. » Read more...

Speak Up! Workshop

November 22
Location: Kelowna, B.C.
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November 27 – 29
Location: Ottawa, Ont.
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Community Seed Grower Webinar

November 28
Location: Online
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