Mastronardi Produce has teamed up with John Paul DeJoria to make quality, flavourful produce more widely accessible. The concept? To develop advanced high-density farming systems for underserved markets around the globe.
The Canadian Produce Marketing Association (CPMA) has announced 15 winning participants for the 2019 ‘Passion for Produce’ program at this year’s convention and trade show in Montreal. Kara Badder is one of eight women nominated to attend.
New federal agriculture minister Marie-Claude Bibeau has announced assistance to help B.C. farmers deal with financial losses in 2018. Vineyard damage near Osoyoos B.C. is just one example.
University of Guelph’s Leah Blechschmidt is the student poster winner at the 2019 Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Convention for her research into the abundance and diversity of native bees in Ontario apple orchards. A video based on her research is now a finalist in NSERC’s Science, Action! Contest which ends March 27.
President Donald Trump says he’s asked China to immediately remove all tariffs on U.S. agricultural products, according to Bloomberg news service. That would be a boon to American farmers, especially soybean producers, but a significant ripple effect could follow in the agricultural exports of other countries.
If you hire temporary foreign workers, you may be interested in the information webinar being offered March 19, 2019 about managing the new integrity audit process.
The U.S. Department of Commerce’s recently announced intent to withdraw from the 2013 Tomato Suspension Agreement has raised the concern of an American coalition of nearly 80 businesses and industry associations. Canada is watching closely for any unintended consequences if the pull-out goes ahead on May 7.
The federal government will invest $11.5 million in research to be conducted by Canadian scientists comprising the Horticulture Research Cluster of the Canadian Agriculture Partnership.
Horticultural crop development and product extension will receive $950,000 over five years in Assiniboine College’s Field to Fork applied research program.