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Potatoes, carrots, apples and strawberries are Canada’s most popular produce

Potatoes, carrots, apples and strawberries are some of the most consumed produce by Canadians in the past 12 months, according to a consumer insight survey.

Eastern Canada’s largest sweet potato producers named Atlantic’s Outstanding Young Farmers

Phillip and Katie Keddy were named Atlantic’s Outstanding Young Farmers for 2020. The Keddys’ farm is the largest sweet potato producer east of Ontario producing more than 1.5 million pounds annually.

Nominations open for Influential Women in Canadian Agriculture recognition program

The Influential Women in Canadian Agriculture program will select six nominees working across the Canadian agriculture sector, from research to on-farm, to highlight. Nominations close March 27.
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Certified sustainable winegrowing comes to B.C.

In the spring of 2020, B.C. vineyards and wineries will be able to participate in a third-party audit and receive certification from Sustainable Winegrowing B.C. (SWBC). The certification was launched in response to a growing consumer preference for sustainable practices. » Read more...

From the Editor: Judge the wine by its label

How do you choose wine? Do you stick to a trusted name and never stray? Do you opt for wine from local vineyards? A research project on wine labels reveals that the label makes a difference and people gravitate toward bottle labels that match their personal identity. » Read more...
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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

Global Berry Conference

Mar. 30 - Apr. 2
Location: Rotterdam, Netherlands
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