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September 10, 2014
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Demand for healthy foods, growing or not?

While consumer demand for healthy foods seems to be expanding, fruit and vegetable sales in the U.S. grew just 14 per cent from 2008-13 and much of that growth was the result of higher prices rather than increased consumption. >> Read full article

Man. potato, pork processing needs overhaul

When researchers with Brandon University's Rural Development Institute (RDI) took a snapshot of Manitoba's food and beverage processing sector as it was in 2011 and asked where it might be in 2020, some mixed messages surfaced. >> Read full article

MANA Canada hires new area business manager

Makhteshim Agan of North America (MANA) Canada is please to announce the addition of Steve Lepper to their sales team. >> 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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Researchers could improve how produce shipped

Researchers could improve how produce shipped

A University of Florida-led research team’s development of a tracking system could change the way companies ship fresh fruits and vegetables, letting them know which produce is closest to expiration and providing consumers the freshest products available. >> 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, Man.

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