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Funding boost pollinates innovations for bee hives and cranberries

Beekeepers looking for new ways to produce more honey, and cranberry producers seeking more pollinators, are two examples of the 28 projects that received more than $2.7 million in support.

Washington apple growers Rainier Fruit, Allan Bros Fruits add new packing line

Rainier Fruit, a fruit company based in Selah, Wash., and Allan Bros., a partner in production, recently invested in a $35-million apple packing facility.

Ottawa getting ready to launch multimillion-dollar ‘Buy Canadian’ food campaign

The federal government is getting ready to roll out a five-year, multimillion-dollar ad campaign this summer in the hope that teaching the public how Canadian farms operate and what their standards are will get more people to “buy Canadian.”
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Featured Articles 
BC Seed

The seedy underbelly of farming

B.C. seed producers and supporting organizations are encouraging farmers to take back the control of local seed. Farmers and seed growers alike have recognized the benefits of local seed because of its adaption to the local environment, but accessing large volumes has often been the challenge. » Read more...
Marketing Matters

Marketing matters: Nitty gritty Tennessee market music

Cathy Bartolic shares three highlights from Ontario Farm Fresh Marketing Association’s latest agritourism tour to Tennessee last November. These farms have taken their specific interests - from construction to music to gourmet food - and found a creative way to add the interests into their agritourism efforts. » Read more...

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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