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GOC opens applications for sustainable CAP

Applications are now being accepted for federal programs under the new $3.5 billion, five-year agreement, which will go into effect on April 1 and replace the Canadian Agricultural Partnership.

B.C. invests $200 million in provincial food security

Among other goals, the funding will help agricultural producers and food processors grow their businesses and become more resilient to the impacts of climate change and extreme weather events.

New, five-year agreement reached between Canada and Ontario

The governments have negotiated a Sustainable Canadian Agricultural Partnership that will see upwards of $1.77 billion in support for the province's agri-food sector over the life of the agreement.


Color Atlas of Postharvest Quality of Fruits and Vegetables

The effects of time and temperature on the postharvest quality of fruits and vegetables are visually depicted in the Color Atlas of Postharvest Quality of Fruits and Vegetables. Through hundreds of vibrant color photographs, this unique resource illustrates how the appearance (e.g., color, shape, defects and injuries) of fruits and vegetables changes throughout their postharvest life and how storage temperature greatly contributes to critical quality changes.

The book’s extensive coverage describes 37 different fruits and vegetables from different groups that were stored at five specific temperatures and photographed daily after specified elapsed periods of time.

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ToBRFV impact and efforts to breed immune plants

Around the same time as COVID-19 was creeping into North America, another virus was making its way overseas. First identified in Israel in 2014, tomato brown rugose fruit virus has since infected tomato plants worldwide. While ToBRFV doesn’t represent a risk to human health or food security, it impacts plant health and aesthetics, which can harm a producer’s bottom line in myriad ways. » Read More...

Celebrate women in ag today with IWCA 2023

Celebrate International Women's Day by recognizing the incredible women you know working in ag with our Influential Women in Canadian Agriculture program. Nominations close on March 31. Since 2020, we’ve celebrated the achievements of women in Canada’s agriculture industry through the program. » Read More...

London Farm Show

March 8-10 | London, Ont. »