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July 31, 2019
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New funding to expand fruit processing in Atlantic Canada

A Prince Edward Island blueberry processing facility has received a financial boost from Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada.

Training video series focuses on farm organization leadership

With support from the Canadian Agricultural Partnership, OSCIA is developing a series of training videos that will supplement in-person workshops and print resources.

Nearly $50M invested in the Agri-Food Automation and Intelligence Network

New innovation competition will bring together eight partners to accelerate Canadian leadership in digitization and automation in agriculture.
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Labour resources

Labour resources available to Canadian fruit and vegetable growers

“Employee retention is very important at this point in time in the horticulture sector,” notes Portia MacDonald-Dewhirst, executive director at the Canadian Agricultural Human Resource Council (CAHRC). “There’s a significant labour shortage. It’s very difficult to attract new people to the industry, so in addition to a tough time with recruitment, we should do our best to keep workers already in the industry satisfied. Investing that time and energy is so important.” » Read more...

Field Day at the Research Farm

Aug. 1
Location: Fairview Research Farm, Alta.
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Ridgetown Vegetable Open House

Aug. 1
Location: University of Guelph - Ridgetown Campus
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Fruit and Vegetable Field Day

Aug. 5
Location: St. Ames, Iowa
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Organic Field Day

Aug. 7
Location: Coaldale, Atla.
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