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Maritimes wild hops could provide unique flavours to brewing industry

New Maritime wild hop varieties have key characteristics that can add value to the Canadian brewing industry, by introducing interesting flavours like melon and cucumber in the near future.

AAFC researchers seek regional strategies for grape diseases

Agriculture Agri-Food Canada researchers are helping growers by looking into regional strategies instead of relying on chemical pesticides to control the spread of grapevine diseases.

2020 Guide for Weed Control for Hort Crops now available

Ontario’s Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs released an updated version of its annual publication, The Guide to Weed Control - Hort Crops, for 2020.
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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
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Highlights from 2019 farmer-led research projects

What are the best fall lettuce varieties for southern Ontario? Do grafted tomatoes pay off in high tunnels? Here’s a look at highlights from the Ecological Farmers Association of Ontario’s farmer-led research program’s projects in organic vegetable production. » Read more...

In the pipeline: Highlights from Agritechnica 2019

A roundup of the innovation found at Agritechnica 2019, a biennial trade fair held in Hanover, Germany, from robotic sprayers to garlic harvest inventions. » 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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