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October 9, 2019
BASF Video Contest

Documentary series aims to demystify food production in Canada

Real Farm Lives, which first launched in 2018, explores the role plant science technologies such as GMOs and pesticides play in protecting the food we eat.

Lifetime achievement in international horticulture

John Bowman recently received the “Outstanding International Horticulturalist” award from the American Society of Horticultural Science.

Cavendish Farms opens new potato processing plant

The new $430 million-dollar plant will require 735 million pounds of potatoes annually.
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Annex Book

Fruit and Vegetable Phytochemicals: Chemistry, Nutritional Value and Stability

Fruit and Vegetable Phytochemicals: Chemistry, Nutritional Value and Stability provides scientists in the areas of food technology and nutrition with accessible and up-to-date information about the chemical nature, classification and analysis of the main phytochemicals present in fruits and vegetables – polyphenols and carotenoids. Special care is taken to analyze the health benefits of these compounds, their interaction with fiber, antioxidant and other biological activities, as well as the degradation processes that occur after harvest and minimal processing.
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Market Day

Opening the farm to consumers with a market day

Pfennings Organic Farm sits outside of New Hamburg, Ont., and is owned and operated by the Pfennings family whose farming roots extend deeper than historical documents can offer. Along with growing organic vegetables, grains and legumes, the farm also packs and distributes organic produce. On Saturday, Oct. 5, Pfennings Organic Farm launched its first Market Day, a one-day event aimed at connecting local consumers with the farm and its offerings. » 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...

Embracing the digital environment

October 10 – 13
Location: San Antonio, Texas
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Vegetable pest and production workshops

October 29-30
Location: Kemptville, Ont.
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