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U of G launches free farm business management course

Free farm business management skills training, ranging from farm business planning to maintaining mental health, will be offered through a new, self-paced, virtual course being launched in January.

New governmental committee to assist affected P.E.I. potato farmers

The committee will be an important forum to exchange information and further develop strategies to address the issue, while minimizing impacts of potato wart on the P.E.I. potato sector.

GoodLeaf Farms builds vertical farm project in Calgary

The new farm will create about 70 skilled and unskilled job opportunities in the city and will serve as a focal point for partnerships with post-secondary schools in Canada’s west.
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FV/GH Roundtable

Growing Horticulture: A roundtable discussion

What can the horticulture industry do to attract and retain qualified workers? What are some of the barriers to hiring and engaging the next generation of horticulturalists? What does the ideal candidate look like? How has technology played a role? These are just some of the questions we asked a group of panellists from a variety of roles in the industry in the Growing Horticulture roundtable discussion, hosted by Greenhouse Canada magazine and Fruit & Vegetable magazine.

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GHC: Local farming project soars in First Nation community

It’s been about two years since Virginia Muswagon and Ian Maxwell started growing fresh produce for Norway House Cree Nation using a hydroponic container garden. Together they are co-managers of Life Water Gardens (Pimâtisiwin Nipî Kistikânihk) and they seed, harvest, and deliver fresh produce to their local community weekly. » Read more...

Top 4 Under 40

Fruit & Vegetable’s Top 4 Under 40 program will be back in 2022. Get ready to nominate the most promising young movers and shakers in the horticulture sector by reading about last year’s winners. From commercial growers and researchers to equipment suppliers and service providers, we’re recognizing those driving Canada’s fruit and vegetable industry forward. » Read more...
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Diseases of Field Crops and their Management , 1st Edition

The book entitled Diseases of Field Crops and their Management provides most recent information about major diseases of cultivation field crops, their symptoms, pathogen characters, epidemiology, and management. In order to make the book all in one, the importance of major diseases has also been dealt with in brief.

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