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Canada celebrates agriculture on Feb. 15

Canadians from coast to coast are invited to participate in Canada’s Agriculture Day celebrations on Feb. 15 – a day that highlights the food we love and the people who produce it.

New B.C. plant and animal health lab in planning stages

The current lab was severely damaged by the 2021 flooding and is at risk of future flooding. The new facility will be intended to provide enhanced animal and plant health services in a more secure setting.

IWCA 2023 nominations now open!

Nominate an outstanding woman in Canadian ag before March 31. Since 2020, we’ve celebrated the achievements of women in Canada’s agriculture industry through the program.
BASF Canada

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Featured News 

Getting to green

Considering changing your packaging materials? Figuring out the best options can be daunting since so many factors go into this decision. On top of supply chain issues and skyrocketing costs, the world is rapidly moving away from plastics. We must find sustainable solutions to every industry aspect while maintaining quality and traceability. Where to start? » Read more...

Podcast: Evolving innovation with Living Labs-Ontario

Tracey Ryan, applied research co-ordinator with the Ontario Soil and Crops Improvement Association (OSCIA) and co-lead of Living Labs-Ontario, discusses the six current projects taking place in Ontario, the learning curve involved in getting the moving pieces to work together, and the future of Living Lab-Ontario. » Read more...
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Modified Atmosphere Packaging for Fresh-Cut Fruits and Vegetables

Modified Atmosphere Packaging for Fresh-cut Fruits and Vegetables provides comprehensive coverage of all aspects of modern MAP technologies for fresh-cut fruits and vegetables. Coverage begins with the general MAP concept and application by introducing the concept of MAP, how MAP works for fresh-cut produce and the benefits and shortfalls of MAP in its application. The book then discusses the basic aspects of MAP – packaging materials and machinery. Coverage of this important aspect is included in the book since fresh-cut manufacturers spend much more time in the day-to-day operations on packaging machinery and systems as compared to packaging film materials. In the final section, Modified Atmosphere Packaging for Fresh-cut Fruits and Vegetables highlights the latest developments in the packaging industry and how they could impact the fresh-cut industry.

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