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McCain Foods 2022 sustainability report now available

The report includes McCain’s sustainability results from the past fiscal year, demonstrating how it is responding to the challenges of climate change and its priority on enhancing soil health.

South Mill Champs opens its largest single-site mushroom farm

The new facility, located in Oxford, Penn., will be one of North America’s largest single-site mushroom farms and one of the largest phase 3 composting operations.

ICYMI: Irrigating intelligently

Many parts of Ontario saw a little too much hot, dry weather this past summer. OMAFRA’s Rebecca Shortt has some tips and considerations to keep in mind when irrigating crops.
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Fruit and Vegetable Phytochemicals: Chemistry, Nutritional Value and Stability

Fruit and Vegetable Phytochemicals: Chemistry, Nutritional Value and Stability provides scientists in the areas of food technology and nutrition with accessible and up-to-date information about the chemical nature, classification and analysis of the main phytochemicals present in fruits and vegetables – polyphenols and carotenoids. Special care is taken to analyze the health benefits of these compounds, their interaction with fiber, antioxidant and other biological activities, as well as the degradation processes that occur after harvest and minimal processing.

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Buzz building about new acaricide

Already challenged by climate change, habitat loss and neonicotinoid pesticides, honeybees face another existential threat – the varroa mite. These mites have pestered beehives for decades. But 30 years after first appearing in North America, the mites have evolved to evade some of the treatments, leaving them free to decimate honeybee populations. » Read more...

Growing Horticulture: Meet our panellists

In part one of our 2021 Growing Horticulture virtual roundtable discussion, we introduce the panellists contributing their thoughts and insights on the labour and staffing challenges that the horticulture industry is facing. The six-person panel included two growers, two educators and two industry representatives, providing a broad spectrum of experience with staffing challenges. » Read more...

Pacific Agriculture Show 2023

Jan. 26-28
Abbotsford, B.C.
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