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Consultations open for Canada’s Sustainable Agriculture Strategy

The strategy will serve as a guide to support the livelihoods of farmers while growing a sustainable sector that can recover quickly from extreme events while also contributing to emission reduction efforts.

Consumers confident in Canadian agriculture, survey shows

When asked about the extreme weather events that occurred in the past year, 62 per cent of survey respondents say they have an increased appreciation for Canadian agriculture.

Quebec’s Winter Farm to add six vertical farms

In order to realize this project, Winter Farm has acquired Les Serres Vaudreuil, formerly owned by the St-Denis family, who will now manage operations and production of Fraise d’hiver strawberries.
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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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Bringing organic indoors with Erieview Acres

The Canadian greenhouse vegetable sector is the largest and fastest growing sector of Canadian horticulture. Despite this, only six per cent of greenhouses in Canada were certified organic as of 2019 according to the Organic Federation of Canada (OFC). Why do so few greenhouse growers choose to grow organic? » Read more...

Learning, growing and the value of vulnerability with Candace Hill

As part of this year’s IWCA Summit, Fruit & Vegetable editor Alex Barnard spoke with Farm Credit Canada's Candace Hill about things she’s learned over the course of her 20+ year career in Canadian agriculture. Hill discusses the value of authenticity, vulnerability, ignoring her inner critic and connecting with others. » Read more...