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CubicFarms creates scientific advisory board

The scientific advisory board, comprised of experts in the fields of agriculture and technology, is primarily responsible for making recommendations to CubicFarms regarding research and development priorities.

Norfolk County farmers protest new TFW COVID-19 protocols

Farmers in Norfolk County, Ont., held a protest yesterday against new COVID-19 protocols for temporary foreign workers (TFWs) put in place by the Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit’s Medical Officer of Health.

BASF herbicide label expanded for use on potatoes

BASF Canada Agricultural Solutions has received registration for the label expansion of Zidua SC on potatoes. Zidua SC is already registered for use on annual grasses and broadleaf weeds in several field crops.
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Featured News 
Apple variety

New Varieties 2021

The annual New Varieties guide produced by Fruit and Vegetable magazine highlights the latest seed varieties available from a variety of companies. This resource provides growing information, colour photos and a description of the fruits and vegetables produced by the 72 different seed varieties listed, including tomatoes, pumpkins, beans and bitter melon. » Read more
Top 4 Under 40

Canadian fruit and vegetable industry’s Top 4 Under 40 announced

In February, Fruit & Vegetable set out to recognize the next generation of trailblazers driving the Canadian fruit and vegetable industry forward. Now, we are pleased to announce the winners of the inaugural Top 4 Under 40 contest. Be sure to keep an eye on fruitandveggie.com for the upcoming podcast series on AgAnnex Talks featuring the winners. » Read more
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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. >> Learn more

Podcast: Dealing with disruption

The last year has been one of disruption and uncertainty. But as much as we’re all longing for a return to precedented times, the question remains: what happens the next time we have a new normal to deal with? Will producers and other professionals be ready the next time they need to make a big change on a dime? Ag editor Bree Rody speaks with industry representatives about lessons learned from a quick pivot, and how it could help producers prepare if there is a next time. » Learn more

Canadian Fruit & Vegetable Summit

The recorded live and on-demand sessions are now available! » Learn more