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February 20, 2019

UWinnipeg lands Weston Seeding Food Innovation grant

A cutting-edge University of Winnipeg research project recently received a $250,000 Weston Seeding Food Innovation grant.

Government of Canada invests over $50 million in the ag sector

Funding available through this program will help facilitate the sector's ability to address emerging issues and capitalize on opportunities.

Food Freedom Day: An opportunity to appreciate

Food Freedom Day demonstrates the value that Canadian farmers deliver to all Canadians - not only through quality food but by supporting one in eight jobs.
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Protect Blueberries and Raspberries This Season

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Protect produce from pests

Seal off your produce from pests in storage

When plants are growing outdoors, it’s no surprise that they are at risk for pest activity. But even once produce is harvested and brought inside for storage and packaging, it can fall victim to pests’ appetites. In fact, pest infestations that are established during storage can put your produce at increased risk, as it is easy for pests to move and spread quickly in the closed environment. » Read more
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B.C. Tree Fruit Horticulture Symposium

February 20
Location: Kelowna, B.C.
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Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Convention

February 20 – 21
Location: Niagara Falls, Ont.
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International Fruit Tree Association Annual Conference

February 24 – 28
Location: Rochester, New York
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Ontario Bean Growers Annual General Meeting

February 26
Location: Stratford, Ont.
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