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CFIN and Ontario Genomics launches first regional cellular ag competition

This $700,000 program will support the research and development of viable food production methods such as cell culture, precision fermentation, tissue engineering, scaffolding and hybridizing production capabilities.

Ontario high-speed internet rollout comes to Essex County

As part of the Ontario government’s plan to connect every Ontario community to broadband internet by the end of 2025, construction is underway on a new infrastructure network in Stoney Point.

Produce industry highlights importance of facing supply chain issues

Signatories are calling for urgent government action to address ongoing supply chain disruptions with impacts to food systems, economies, and ultimately individuals and families across the continent.
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Increasing vitamin D in mushrooms

Everyone knows that vitamin D is good for you. But there’s only one item in the produce aisle that naturally contains it: mushrooms. Studies have shown that mushrooms grown outside can contain three times the amount of vitamin D2 of mushrooms grown in the dark. AAFC’s Suqin Shao recently shined a light on this problem. Specifically, a radiation lamp. » Read more...

Growing Horticulture: The ideal candidate

What do growers look for when hiring staff? How important are soft skills compared to technical skills? What role does formal education play, and what should be taught through real-life experience? In the third video of our series, our panellists share their thoughts on the qualities that make up the ideal candidate, and how education and on-farm training play a part. » Read more...