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Understanding fruit tree irrigation needs

Knowing how to gauge when tree crops need a little extra help from irrigation can have major impacts on fruit yield, quality and size, while also keeping irrigation effective and economical.

New OSCIA pilot projects looks to improve soil health

Successful applicants will work with an expert coach – either a CCA or professional agrologist – to learn more about the key soil productivity practices of soil testing and/or cover cropping.

Indigenous ag and food initiatives receive federal support

The investments will help support Indigenous food systems initiatives, provide equitable access to healthy food, and increase participation of under-represented groups in the agriculture and agri-food sector.
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Exploring organic no-till vegetables in a “Living Lab”

A new partnership between EFAO and AAFC starting this summer seeks to make it easier for mid- to large-scale growers to reduce tillage and increase cover in their vegetable cropping systems. Through the Living Lab: Ontario project, federal scientists will collaborate with Ontario organizations and farmers to address urgent questions. » Read more...

IWCA Podcast Series: Simone Demers-Collins

Simone Demers-Collins’ career has taken her from government and extension to independent consultation, but at the root of it has always been listening to the needs of the community around her. Now as a professional home economist, Simone also spends her time promoting food literacy in youth. » Read more...

Help us improve the Canadian Fruit & Vegetable Summit

We’re bringing the Canadian Fruit & Vegetable Summit to you virtually again in 2022, and we’ve made a survey to learn how we can help make your virtual event experience the best ever. » Learn more