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May 29, 2019

British Columbia berries receive funding boost

The governments of Canada and British Columbia are investing in the B.C. strawberry, blueberry and raspberry industries to help market competitiveness in berry production through innovative genetics and practices in the province.

Precision ag in processing vegetable production

Bonduelle is working with DoubleLeaf Development on the new system to enable complete traceability from final product right back to the field.

New guide to the key arthropods of vineyards of Eastern Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada have studied ways to protect grapes from insect damage – examining both the pests and beneficial species found in vineyards in various growing regions of Eastern Canada.
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2019 CPMAC recap

2019 Canadian Produce Marketing Association Convention recap

New products, new alliances and new ideas were all on the menu at the 2019 Canadian Produce Marketing Association Convention and Trade Show in Montreal. Surpassing the attendance and participation of all past Montreal shows, more than 300 companies exhibited on the trade show floor including 143 international exhibitors and 39 first time exhibitors. » Read more...
New varieties

Bringing a new variety to market

New apple varieties have been popping up for years in hopes of becoming the next Ambrosia. But, how do new varieties gain traction in the market? And, how much of their success depends on consumer preference? Observant shoppers may have noticed a new apple variety on Canadian fruit counters. Boasting a sweet-tart flavour, high crunch, resistance to bruising, and long shelf-life, Smitten apples have many of the attributes today’s marketplace demands. » Read more...
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Organic Integrity Learning Center launched in the U.S.

The United States Department of Agriculture, through the National Organic Program, has recently launched the Organic Integrity Learning Center in an effort to support the ongoing development of personnel working in organic certification and compliance and enforcement roles. » Read more...

New tool will assist corn farmers

This tool will help both traditional and organic corn farmers to make early, informed decisions about their crops and the use of fungicide or other treatments that reduce the risk of DON. » Read more...

OTA export promotion programs making new gains

With new funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the Organic Trade Association (OTA) recently led a team to Toronto to participate in SIAL Canada. » Read more...

Mental Health Forum

June 4
Location: Peterborough, Ont.
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Global Grape Summit

June 5 – 7
Location: London, U.K.
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