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Canada and B.C. fund KTT and regenerative ag practices

B.C. agricultural producers and processors will soon be able to apply for funding through the Knowledge and Technology Transfer Program, which will begin accepting applications on Sept. 1.

OMAFRA hires horticulture sustainability specialist

Stephanie Vickers will be responsible for co-ordinating projects to assess the applicability of new practices, products, and technologies that address sustainability issues in Ontario horticulture.

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.
FV Photo Contest 
Grow our People

Register for the new Grow Our People Summit

The Grow Our People Summit was created for the two million people who work in agriculture and food in Canada – to invest in them, thank them and get them energized and equipped for the future. Summit attendees will leave the event with new skills, deeper networks, and a renewed sense of enthusiasm for our agri-food sector.

The Grow Your People Summit will be held in-person at the Sheraton Fallsview in Niagara Falls from November 2-4, 2022. Registration for this ‘unconference’ event experience is now open at www.loft32.ca/growourpeople

AAFC researchers test projectile grit as weed control option

Weed hunters? No, it’s not a joke. It’s a concept that aims to tackle the serious and costly problem of herbicide resistance. The technique – called “abrasive or projectile weed control” and first developed by University of Nebraska researchers for weeds affecting corn crops – is being tested by AAFC researchers across Canada on a variety of broadleaf weeds. » Read more...

Cultivating Innovation: Who, what and how? Current uses of ag tech

In early 2022, Top Crop Manager, a sister publication of Fruit & Vegetable, conducted a survey on agricultural technology, asking readers to answer questions focused on ag tech, how they use it and what they see for the future of farming. To put the resulting highlights of the Agricultural Tech Survey in context, it is important to know more about the 1,218 respondents. » Read more...
Annex Bookstore

Postharvest Biology and Technology of Fruits, Vegetables, and Flowers

An increased understanding of the developmental physiology, biochemistry, and molecular biology during early growth, maturation, ripening, and postharvest conditions has improved technologies to maintain the shelf life and quality of fruits, vegetables, and flowers. Postharvest Biology and Technology of Fruits, Vegetables, and Flowers provides a comprehensive introduction to this subject, offering a firm grounding in the basic science and branching out into the technology and practical applications. An authoritative resource on the science and technology of the postharvest sector, this book surveys the body of knowledge with an emphasis on the recent advances in the field.

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Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show

Sept. 13-15
Woodstock, Ont.
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