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Minister launches Canada’s first agricultural youth council

People aged 18 to 30 working within the agriculture and agri-food value chain, from farmers to scientists, can apply to be part of Canada’s first agricultural youth council by the February 14 deadline.

USask crop researchers awarded $8M to advance food and bio-products

Saskatoon berries get a boost as a University of Saskatchewan project hopes to use the berries in antioxidant-rich nutritional supplements.

Nominations open for Ontario’s Outstanding Young Farmer 2020

Anyone can nominate a farmer or farm partnership for Ontario’s Outstanding Young Farmer award by Jan. 31, 2020.
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A local legacy: Andrews Scenic Acres

Andrews Scenic Acres was first profiled in the March 1991 issue for the diverse ways the pick-your-own berry operation in the Greater Toronto Area generated income. Almost 30 years later, the next-generation of owners are keeping the legacy alive through some updated creative measures. » Read more...

75th Anniversary highlights

Fruit and Vegetable magazine celebrated the publication's 75th anniversary with a special edition of the magazine, adding in stories, photos and highlights from previous issues. Here's a snippet of the throwbacks included in the anniversary issue, from industry “olds” to photographs of fruit and vegetable growers over the years. » Read more...
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Fruit and Vegetables: Harvesting, Handling and Storage, 2nd Edition

The second edition of this very well-received book, which in its first edition was entitled Postharvest Technology of Fruits and Vegetables, has been welcomed by the community of postharvest physiologists and technologists who found the first edition of such great use. The book covers, in comprehensive detail, postharvest physiology as it applies to postharvest quality, technology relating to maturity determination, harvesting, packaging, postharvest treatments, controlled atmosphere storage, ripening and transportation on a very wide international range of fruits and vegetables. » Learn more

Manitoba Potato Production Days

Jan. 28-30
Location: Brandon, Man.
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Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Convention

Feb. 19-20
Location: Niagara Falls, Ont.
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Ontario Potato Conference

Mar. 5
Location: Guelph, Ont.
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