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Bibeau announces co-chairs of Canadian Food Policy Advisory Council

Evan Fraser, director of the Arrell Food Institute, and Sylvie Cloutier, head of the Conseil de la transformation alimentaire du Québec, will co-chair the Canadian Food Policy Advisory Council.

FCC risk management survey: Canadian farms have “impressive” record

Farm Credit Canada (FCC) has released a list of key themes and take-aways based on a recent cross-Canada agricultural risk survey of 2,000 farm operations representing all areas of agriculture.

Several new and expanded product labels approved by the PMRA

The Canadian Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) has recently registered minor use label expansions for several chemical products used on horticultural crops.
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Featured News 

Farmer-led research in Ontario

2020 marked the fifth year of the Ecological Farmers Association of Ontario (EFAO) Farmer-Led Research Program. The goal of the program is to help EFAO’s member-farmers combine their curiosity with scientific rigour to answer their most challenging on-farm questions. Read about three of the farmer-led research trials and their results in this article. » Read more...
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Handbook of Fruit and Vegetable Flavors

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