View As Webpage | View Archives | Email a Friend

November 27, 2019
Video Contest

Canadians warned of U.S. E. coli infections of romaine lettuce

A public health notice has been issued by the Government of Canada related to the outbreak of E. coli infections in the United States that are linked to romaine lettuce.

Crop insurance, government support not enough, P.E.I. apple grower says

Prince Edward Island apple growers are being treated unfairly by supportive agencies during times of weather-related losses, one grower says.

Lassonde, Sun-Rype join forces in business deal

A pair of Canadian owned companies – Lassonde Industries Inc. and Sun-Rype Products Ltd. – are joining forces. Lassonde has announced that two of its subsidiaries have entered into an agreement with subsidiaries of The Jim Pattison Group to acquire Sun-Rype Products Ltd.
SPonsored Spotlight 
Annex Bookstore

Color Atlas of Postharvest Quality of Fruits and Vegetables

The effects of time and temperature on the postharvest quality of fruits and vegetables are visually depicted in the Color Atlas of Postharvest Quality of Fruits and Vegetables. Through hundreds of vibrant color photographs, this unique resource illustrates how the appearance (e.g., color, shape, defects and injuries) of fruits and vegetables changes throughout their postharvest life and how storage temperature greatly contributes to critical quality changes.

The book’s extensive coverage describes 37 different fruits and vegetables from different groups that were stored at five specific temperatures and photographed daily after specified elapsed periods of time. » Learn more
Featured Articles 
Fresh from the farm

‘Fresh From the Farm’ a win-win program

Ontario schools' Fresh From the Farm fundraising initiative not only helps to raise money for extracurricular activities, it is a promotional boost for local food awareness in the province. » Read more...
Apple Biodiversity

Apple Biodiversity Collection has several apples ‘of the future’

A Kentville, N.S. orchard boasts more than 1,000 varieties of apples, making it one of the world's widest collections of fruit. » Read more...

Garlic Workshop

Dec. 4
Location: Guelph, Ont.
» Learn More

Ag Tech Expo

Dec. 16-17
Location: Indianapolis, Ind.
» Learn More

Global Organic Produce Expo

Jan. 9-11
Location: Miami Beach, Fla.
» Learn More

Global Berry Conference

March 30-April 1
Location: Rotterdam, The Netherlands
» Learn More