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AAFC farm income forecast shows record income levels in 2021

Despite COVID-19, the western Canadian drought, the floods in B.C. and other trade disruptions, the overall agriculture sector saw growth in 2021 and strong performance is expected to continue in 2022.

Applications open for CAYC’s second cohort

Young people aged 18 to 30 who work in or study the agriculture and agri-food value chain, and who are interested in shaping the future of the sector, are encouraged to apply.

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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GHC: Grower quality assurance of biocontrol agents

When your package of biocontrol agents leaves the insectary, a lot of work has gone into making sure it will arrive in top condition at your doorstep. Nevertheless, a lot can happen in the time between shipping and release into the crop. While movement of the biocontrols can pass as a quick check, there’s much more you can do to test their quality. » Read more...

Top 4 Under 40 nominations end Monday!

It's your last chance to nominate the most promising young movers and shakers in the horticulture sector for Fruit & Vegetable's Top 4 Under 40 program, now in partnership with Scotts! 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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