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October 22, 2014
FEATURED NEWS: Making peach trees fit better on the field
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More needles found in potatoes

A P.E.I. potato processor says more tampered potatoes have been found at its facility. Cavendish Farms says it called police after its metal detectors discovered sewing needles in a batch of potatoes. >> Read full article

Federal government supports tomato industry

The federal government recently announced an investment of $214,682 to help the Ontario Tomato Research Institute increase yields and develop new varieties of tomatoes. >> Read full article

Alberta hosting Hortsnacks@Night X2 in January

Hortsnacks@Night sessions take place January 6, 2015, at the Strathcona Community Centre in Sherwood Park and January 22, 2015, at the Arber Greenhouse in Wetaskiwin. >> Read full article

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Making peach trees fit better on the field

When you think of the traits a perfect fruit tree should have, you may think of fragrant blossoms or juicy fruit, but the shape of the tree might not occur to you. In fact, tree shape is very important in agriculture. A tree used for agricultural production – whether for fruit, nuts, or lumber – requires extensive land space, mostly because of its large size and spreading growth habit. >> Learn More…

 Event Calendar 

Ontario Processing Vegetable Industry Conference

January 20-21, 2015
Location: Four Points By Sheraton, London, ON >> More Info

Nova Scotia Fruit Growers Convention

January 27-28, 2015
Location: Old Orchard Inn, Wolfville, NS >> More Info

Pacific Agriculture Show

January 29-31, 2015
Location: Trade Exhibition Centre, Abbotsford, BC >> More Info

Ontario Fruit & Vegetable Convention

February 18-19, 2015
Location: Scotiabank Convention Centre, Niagara Falls, ON >> More Info