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Alberta commits $783,000 to improve provincial greenhouse production

Lethbridge College and Sunterra Greenhouse have partnered to optimize the growing conditions for pre-commercial and commercial-scale production of strawberries and tomatoes on the vine.

Ontario agri-food research projects funded through CAP

The Ontario Agri-Food Research Initiative is supporting 21 projects that provide Ontarians with safer and more locally grown/made food items while boosting trade and rural economic development.

Molson Coors partners with Fraser Valley hops farmers

Over the past decade, there has been a surge of local B.C. hops farms to support growing demand. Since opening in 2019, Molson’s Fraser Valley Brewery has sourced local ingredients from area farms.
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IWCA Q&A: Building connections and finding balance

Leona Staples, president of The Jungle Farm in Red Deer, Alta., is passionate about sharing the story of agriculture with everyone she meets. Before the COVID-19 pandemic, Staples, along with her husband and three sons, would host more than 5,000 students through educational experiences, offering them unforgettable knowledge about how food is produced. » Read more...

Vineland discovers new insect for greenhouse pest control

Vineland Research and Innovation Centre has discovered a new general predator – Anystis – to help control pests associated with increased crop diversity in Canadian greenhouses. This discovery was made through a five-year project funded in part by the CAP AgriScience program, in collaboration with the Université du Québec à Montréal and Applied Bio-nomics Ltd. » Read more...
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