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November 6, 2019
BASF Video Contest

Thomas Fresh launches a new line of Alberta-grown potatoes

The Canadian-based company, Thomas Fresh has recently launched a unique line of Alberta-grown potatoes.

Reducing chilling injury in Honeycrisp apples

Honeycrisp apples are susceptible to chilling injury that can be prevented by holding fruit at 10 to 20 °C after harvest for up to seven days.

BASF Vegetable Seeds celebrates 20 years of successful collaboration

Next year, it will be 20 years since BASF Vegetable Seeds started breeding high-wire cucumbers.
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Modified Atmosphere Packaging for Fresh-Cut Fruits and Vegetables

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The book then discusses the basic aspects of MAP – packaging materials and machinery. In these sections, the book addresses not only the general information about MAP materials, but also supplies examples to introduce the new packaging films and their successful application in produce and fresh-cut fruits and vegetables. » Learn more
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USask Scientist

USask scientist awarded international food innovation prize

Leon Kochian, Canada excellence research chair at the University of Saskatchewan (USask), has won the 2019 Arrell Global Food Innovation Award for “global excellence in food innovation.” Adjudicated by internationally recognized scientists, the award from the Arrell Food Institute at the University of Guelph recognizes global research leaders who have made exceptionally significant contributions to scientific understanding that will improve food security for the planet. » Read more...
Video contest

Vote for your favourite What’s Growing Canada video now

Over the 2019 growing season, F&V has been collecting submissions of production-focused video clips from fruit and vegetable farms across Canada. Now we need your help in selecting a contest winner. Visit to view the top 20 videos from this summer’s submissions. After viewing each of the videos, vote for your favourite! » Learn more...

2019 B.C. Seed Gathering

November 8-9
Location: Richmond, B.C.
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Growing Innovations

November 13-14
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
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Soil Sampling and Fertility Workshop

November 18
Location: St. Jacobs, Ont.
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