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CanadaGAP-certified company list available

CanadaGAP recently announced that a list of CanadaGAP-certified companies is now available on its website at www.canadagap.ca/becoming-certified/certified-companies/cgap-certified-companies-list/. >> Read full article

FDA approves genetically engineered potatoes, apples

Potatoes that won't bruise and apples that won't brown are a step closer to grocery store aisles. >> Read full article

Lure of the lingonberry

Chances are you have never heard of lingonberries, but they are to Scandinavians what cranberries are to North Americans – a favourite accompaniment to many popular food dishes. >> Read full article

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Lakeview

Lakeview Vineyard Equipment

Lakeview Vineyard Equipment is Ontario's premier supplier of orchard and vineyard equipment solutions. They provide sales and 24/7 aftermarket solutions for frost protection (Orchard Rite Wind Machines), orchard sprayers, vineyard sprayers, grape harvesters, hedgers, leaf removers, used narrow tractors and Infaco F3010 electric hand pruners. Lakeview Vineyard Equipment is the most trusted name in orchard and vineyard equipment in the province! >>Learn More

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Ahead of the curve on zebra chip

Zebra chip is a devastating potato disease costing millions of dollars to the potato industry in affected areas of the U.S. and other countries. So far, the disease hasn’t been found in Canada, but it is moving toward our border. Now a major multi-agency project is taking a proactive approach in case zebra chip arrives here.

The project involves a nation-wide monitoring network for zebra chip and the potato psyllid – the tiny insect that transmits the disease – and related research and technology transfer activities. The overall goal is to help the Canadian potato industry be better prepared to deal with the disease if it comes to Canada. >> Learn More…

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Chemnova

FULLBACKTM fungicide launched in Canada

FULLBACK offers excellent control of powdery mildew in apples, grapes and strawberries.
FULLBACK rapidly moves within the plant to the site of infection where it provides fast curative action and further protection against disease, whether it be powdery mildew, cedar-apple or quince rust, and apple scab. For anti-resistance and optimum Apple scab control FULLBACK should be mixed with a protectant fungicide.
FULLBACKTM should be used in combination with a protectant fungicide.
FULLBACKTM a great start for any disease program and a solid foundation for yield and quality. >>Learn More

 
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APCQ 2015 Congress

March 30-31, 2015
Location: Wyndham Québec Hotel PUR, Qué. >> More Info