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CFIB report urges action on labour shortage

According to the new report, nearly half of agri-businesses have had to turn down sales or contracts due to labour shortages, while 41 per cent have had to decrease service offerings.

GOC invests in wine industry

To help licensed Canadian wineries as they adapt to ongoing and emerging challenges, the GOC launched the Wine Sector Support Program to provide short-term financial support.

Clarifruit’s automated quality control platform funded

The company’s platform addresses a key challenge in quality control and decision-making: the lack of standardized, objective QC processes in assessing fruits and vegetables.
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AAFC: Buckwheat a beneficial triple threat in crop rotation

AAFC researchers in P.E.I. and Nova Scotia are encouraging farmers to buck the trend and use buckwheat as a triple-threat crop. In addition to its high nutritional value, the fast-growing crop is proving to be beneficial in suppressing pests and preventing soil diseases. » Read more...

From the Editor: Finding what fits

For many of the challenges facing the agriculture sector these days, there is (to borrow a phrase) an app for that. There are a plethora of start-ups and companies stepping up to provide solutions. However, the innovations provided aren’t always an answer to a current problem; sometimes, they’re a solution in search of a problem. » Read more...

EFAO Conference 2022: Regrowth

Nov. 26, 27; Dec. 6-8
Various; online
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