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GOC achieves trade agreement with South Korea for B.C. cherries

Increased exports into South Korea has been part of British Columbia’s long-term strategy to grow international markets for cherries, while securing the best price.

Second cohort of the Canadian Agricultural Youth Council announced

The council’s main task is to ensure that the perspectives of youth in agriculture are well understood, and to help inform on policy, programs, planning and decision-making.

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.
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It’s time to show off with the Fruit & Vegetable Cover Photo Contest

The 2022 growing season is in full swing, and whether you’re spraying, scouting or harvesting, we want to see what’s growing on! Does your farm or agri-business have what it takes to feature on the cover of our November issue?

Fruit & Vegetable and BASF have teamed up for the 2022 Cover Photo Contest. Take us inside your operation and show us the highlights of your cropping season. The top five photos will be featured in our November 2022 issue, with the grand prize winner snagging the cover spot and a BASF prize pack.

Visit www.fruitandveggie.com/photo-contest for more information.

» Submit a photo today!

Maritime wild hops research yields unique flavours

AAFC-Charlottetown researchers Jason McCallum and Aaron Mills are part of a team of AAFC researchers who have been adapting Maritime-grown wild hops into craft beer. Considering tha commercial hop varieties can be such a struggle to grow led the two to expand their research into how well wild hops would perform in a commercial setting, known as a “hopyard.” » Read more...

IWCA podcast series: Mary Ruth McDonald

Mary Ruth McDonald has always been interested in plants, which led her to the University of Guelph and the study of plant pathology. But it was a summer job as a pest management scout in Ontario’s Holland Marsh that clarified what she wanted to do. McDonald speaks with editor Alex Barnard about rolling with the punches and seeing research in action. » Read more...
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Management of Insect Pests in Vegetable Crops: Concepts and Approaches, 1st Edition

This new book on the sustainable management of insect pests in important vegetables offers valuable management strategies in detail. It focuses on eco-friendly technology and approaches to mitigating the damage caused by insect pests with special reference to newer insecticides. Chapters in the volume provide an introduction to vegetable entomology and go on to present a plethora of research on sustainable eco-friendly pest management strategies for root vegetables, spice crops, tuber crops, and more. » Learn more