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Vineland examines ways to manage produce waste byproducts

To help increase the industry’s environmental sustainability, Vineland examined under-utilized waste streams for the top seven Canadian produce crops and identified the opportunities for managing by-products.

AAFC invests in increasing diversity in Canadian agriculture

An investment of up to $734,806 aims to help five organizations increase the participation of underrepresented groups in the Canadian agriculture and agri-food industry.

Is your operation ready for its close-up?

Take us to your operation and show us the ins and outs of your cropping season. Your photo could be featured on the cover of Fruit & Vegetable’s November issue.
Farm Women Survey

Farm women, have your say! Participate in national survey for chance to win.

Farm Management Canada and CentricEngine Inc. have undertaken an important and timely research project that will provide a comprehensive baseline for understanding the roles, status, barriers and opportunities to support women involved in farming.

We’re encouraging women who lead farms, work on the farm and otherwise contribute to the success of the farm to complete our national survey. The survey should take less than 30 minutes to complete. And, all those who complete the survey will be entered into a draw to win $500! >> Complete the survey today.

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Finding a new niche

Experience is invaluable, but there’s also something to be said for a different or new perspective. February 2022 saw the second iteration of Fruit & Vegetable’s Top 4 Under 40 program, wherein we ask our readers to nominate the passionate leaders, innovators and hard workers among the under-40 crowd in the Canadian fruit and vegetable industry. In speaking with three of our winners, we learned how they came to the fruit and vegetable industry, their challenges and accomplishments, and what lies ahead. » Read more...

OSU Extension to release SWD-parasitizing wasp

After 12 years of research, a parasitic wasp that controls a highly destructive fruit fly will be released by Oregon State University agricultural scientists in June. The USDA has permitted release of the wasp, a process that took more than 10 years from application to decision. Now that they have a permit, the research lab is raising enough wasps to make a dent in the spotted wing drosophila population. » Read more...
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Backyard Bounty

Grow more food, with less work, in any yard – now completely revised and expanded!

Now completely updated and expanded, Backyard Bounty will demystify gardening, bringing it back to the down-to-earth, environmentally practical activity that anyone can enjoy.

Perfect for novice and experienced gardeners alike, Backyard Bounty shows how even the smallest garden can produce a surprising amount of food twelve months of the year.

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Grower Day 2022

June 21
St. Catharines, Ont.
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