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September 4, 2014
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Late blight found in Alberta

Late blight has been confirmed in parts of Alberta. Robert Spencer, commercial horticulture specialist, Ag-Info Centre in Stettler, says it's recommended that all growers of potato or tomato take specific steps to prevent the carry over of disease into future years. >> Read full article

Two Ont. beekeepers suing chemical companies

Two large honey producers have launched a proposed class-action lawsuit against two chemical companies that make pesticides the beekeepers allege are linked to bee deaths. >> Read full article

Error in Fruit & Vegetable calendar

Thanks to the sharp eyes of a dedicated reader, it has come to our attention there is an error in dates on the 2014, Fruit & Vegetable Magazine wall calendar.

Sept. 1, 2014, actually begins on a Monday, putting all of the dates in the September 2014 window one day off. Therefore, Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show, which runs from Sept. 9 to 11, will take place from Tuesday to Thursday.

We apologize for this error and any confusion it might have caused. >> Read full article

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Outdoor Farm Show


Meet the AgAnnex team at the Canadian Outdoor Farm Show on September 9, 10, 11, 2014, Horticultural Pavilion, Canada’s Outdoor Park, Woodstock, Ontario. AgAnnex is an online source of Agriculture News. Our portal contains industry news and features from Top Crop Manager, Canadian Poultry, Manure Manager, Fruit & Vegetable, Potatoes in Canada and AgroBiomass.

Canada's Outdoor Farm Show, our nation's premier outdoor agricultural showcase, offers "one stop shopping" for farmers and highlights the most innovative and technologically advanced agricultural products and services available. >>Learn More

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Study shows flavour trumps health for blueberries

Study shows flavour trumps health for blueberries

Taste trumps health benefits for blueberry buyers, sending a strong message that fruit consumers value flavour most, new University of Florida research shows. >> Learn More…

 Event Calendar 

Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show

Tuesday, September 09, 2014 to Thursday, September 11, 2014
Location: Woodstock, Ont.

Canada's Outdoor Farm Show offers one-stop shopping for farmers and highlights the most innovative and technologically advanced agricultural products and services available. >> More Info

Agricultural Excellence Conference

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 to Friday, November 21, 2014
Location: Fort Garry Hotel, Winnipeg, MB

In an increasingly complex and global marketplace, farm managers must be able to access the information, resources and tools to continue to develop their farm business management skills to compete and succeed. >> More Info

Southwest Agricultural Conference

Tuesday, January 06, 2015 to Wednesday, January 07, 2015
Location: Ridgetown, Ont.

The Southwest Agricultural Conference attracts expert agricultural industry speakers and researchers from across North America to address topics ranging from field crop management to farm profitability. >> More Info