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GOC provides up to $182.7 million for On-Farm Climate Action Fund

The fund will help address barriers to wider adoption, including implementation costs, lack of risk protection, minimal or delayed ROI and limited availability of information and agronomic services.

GOC funds Outcast Foods in upcycling food waste

Outcast Foods Inc. upcycles surplus and unsaleable fruits and vegetables from growers, processors and retailers into dried, plant-based powders and solid food ingredients.

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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Seeds of opportunity: Hazelnuts

Ferrero’s Brantford-area processing plant and enthusiasm for 25,000 acres of domestic hazelnuts provided instant market potential for a crop familiar to Oregon and B.C., but little known in Ontario. Ferrero represents long-term possibilities if production capacity expands, but replacing current Canadian import requirements and developing local markets are also seen as viable options. » 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...