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THRIVE opens applications to accelerator program for agri-food startups

An open call for early-stage agri-food tech startups has been put out for those who wish to apply to the inaugural THRIVE Canada Accelerator Program with applications closing on November 5.

Ont: $1.5 million earmarked for projects supporting agricultural labour sector

Last week, a new intake opened to support industry-led projects that promote and attract jobseekers to careers in the agri-food sector.

CubicFarms announces new FreshHub system for Lower Mainland

Modular vertical farm technology supplier, Cubic Farm Systems, has announced a new FreshHub system – the first of which will be installed in the Lower Mainland in B.C.
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Understanding the role of diversity, equity and inclusion in greenhouses

Many sectors are committing to changes within organizational culture, by implementing diversity, equity and inclusion strategies. So why is it critical for the agricultural sector as well? » Learn more

Pepper weevil studies bring new products to light

Since 2016, Ontario’s greenhouse pepper industry has made many transformational changes which have greatly mitigated the reoccurrence of pepper weevil in Canada. But the threat posed by this pest remains. » Learn more

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