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September 11, 2019
Pfennings Market Day

Supporting Ontario’s berry industry

Both the federal and provincial governments are stepping up to help Ontario's berry farmers increase sustainability, implement new technologies and increase awareness of their products.

Advice for local food-selling businesses in Alberta

Selling into one market channel – such as a farmers’ market – has completely different permits and packaging requirements than a restaurant, different expectations than a storefront, or shipping out of province.

Does serving vegetables in partitioned portions promote vegetable consumption?

Researchers at the University of Georgia have examined the psychology of how vegetables are presented and served, and how this affects consumption.
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Examining rootstock

Cabernet sauvignon rootstock and clone trial launched

University of California Co-operative Extension, Beckstoffer Vineyards and Duarte Nursery are launching the wine industry’s most ambitious cabernet sauvignon rootstock and clone trial in the Red Hills of Lake County to give the varietal greater resilience to climate change. The industry-driven trial includes 3,600 vines with 10 cabernet sauvignon clones on 10 rootstocks. » Read more...
What’s Growing Canada?

Video Alert: What’s Growing Canada?

What’s growing on your farm this season? Fruit & Vegetable magazine and BASF have teamed up to celebrate the hard work that goes into producing Canada’s fruit and vegetable bounty with the What’s Growing Canada video contest. Throughout the 2019 growing season, Canadian growers are invited to share production-focused video clips from their operation for a chance to win two tickets to the 2020 Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Convention and $500! » Read more...
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Video Contest

Organic Week

Sept. 9 – 15
Location: Canada-wide
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What’s Growin’ On 2019

Sept. 19
Location: Vineland, Ont.
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Farm Mentorship Gathering

Sept. 22
Location: St. Francois Xavier, Manitoba
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