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Okanagan producers to benefit from new food hub in Salmon Arm

Food and beverage producers in the Okanagan will have more opportunities to grow their businesses with the development of a new food hub in Salmon Arm.

Agriculture in the Classroom Manitoba adapts resources for online learning

Agriculture in the Classroom Manitoba will receive $146,600 in government funding to adopt a new service delivery method to adapt to COVID-19 and an increased demand for digital, online and adapted in-person resources.

BASF Vegetable Seeds invests in autonomous growing

The goal is to provide a "growing recipe" that will optimize the growing conditions for the vegetable variety so it reaches the top of its yield potential.
SPonsored Spotlight 

Preserve freshness and lower your footprint!

New Cascades FreshTM sustainable packaging solutions for fruits and vegetables will help lower your environmental footprint and also:
· Preserve the freshness from harvest to the table; 
· Facilitate transportation across the supply chain; 
· Provide visual appeal, capturing the attention of consumers; 
· Comply with FDA and Health Canada’s food safety requirements. 

Through this new range of products, Cascades brings the circular economy to life by using different types of recovered cardboard and plastics to offer  eco-friendly, recycled and 100% recyclable packaging solutions

You see a great harvest; we see sustainable ways to protect it.  Discover the new Cascades Fresh brochure

Adding value to farm products

As farmers seek to find ways to increase farm income, interest in adding value to farm products has grown tremendously. Local, value-added agricultural food production is seen as a critical strategy to sustain small farmers and their communities. » Read more...
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IWCA Q&A: An agtech visionary

In this weekly series, catch the highlights from interviews done with the Influential Women in Canadian Agriculture (IWCA) finalists. This week, learn more about Karen Schuett and her work towards lagoon-free food. Schuett talks about taking risks, her defining moment and, of course, manure. » Read more...
Annex Bookstore 

Handbook of Fruit and Vegetable Flavors

The demand for new flavors continues to rise. Today’s consumers want interesting, healthy, pleasurable, and exciting taste experiences, creating new challenges for today’s food and flavor scientists. Fortunately, they can turn to this comprehensive reference on the flavor science and technology of fruits, vegetables, spices, and oils for guidance on everything from basic science to new technologies to commercialization. Each of the chapters has been written by one or more leading experts in food and flavor science. The authors represent more than ten countries, giving food and flavor scientists a unique global perspective on the latest flavor science, technology, and applications.
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Virtual Events 

Manitoba Horticulture School Webinar Series

Another session of the horticulture school series will take place on October 8 at 1:30 CDT. » Learn more

Influential Women in Canadian Agriculture Summit

Register for a virtual mentorship event on October 20 with some of the most influential leaders in Canadian agriculture. » Learn more

Arrell Food Summit 2020

The Summit is going digital in 2020 as an online event from Nov. 18 to 20, 2020. » Learn more