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Canada joins international sustainable ag production coalition

Canada has joined the Sustainable Productivity Growth for Food Security and Resource Conservation coalition, joining more than 15 countries, dozens of academic organizations and private sector associations.

Ontario launches new round of RED program

This new intake of the Rural Economic Development program launches on Feb. 7 to invest in projects that boost economic opportunities in rural and Indigenous communities, create jobs and strengthen the labour force.

How do you access and use horticulture research?

The Niagara Community Observatory at Brock University is conducting a series of surveys in Ontario’s horticulture sector to learn how research about BMPs is shared, accessed, and used.
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From the Editor: Breaking the habit

Alex Barnard, editor of Fruit & Vegetable, was recently chatting with a friend who worked for years in Canadian horticulture extension, but now works in agriculture in Zambia. One thing she specifically noted was the importance of changing behaviour – the key to any meaningful, lasting change, and the most difficult element wherever you are. » Read more...

Top 4 Under 40 nominations now open!

Fruit & Vegetable’s Top 4 Under 40 program is back! Nominate the most promising young movers and shakers in the horticulture sector. Need some inspiration? Be sure to read 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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Fruit and Vegetable Phytochemicals: Chemistry, Nutritional Value and Stability

Fruit and Vegetable Phytochemicals: Chemistry, Nutritional Value and Stability provides scientists in the areas of food technology and nutrition with accessible and up-to-date information about the chemical nature, classification and analysis of the main phytochemicals present in fruits and vegetables – polyphenols and carotenoids. Special care is taken to analyze the health benefits of these compounds, their interaction with fiber, antioxidant and other biological activities, as well as the degradation processes that occur after harvest and minimal processing.

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