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Two new oca varieties available

Cultivariable, a breeder and retailer of Andean root vegetable crops, has released the first new varieties of oca bred for the North American climate. >> Read full article

Ontario expanding wine exports to China

Ontario exports of wine into China are significantly expanding with two important agreements that will bring millions in investment to the province's wineries. >> Read full article

Harvest CROO Robotics develops strawberry picker

Harvest CROO Robotics is developing and beginning to test the latest technology for agricultural robotics – an automated strawberry picker. >> Read full article

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A chip off the block

Going from zero to full speed with a new venture is exciting. It also takes an incredible amount of determination, vision and an ability to see problems as interesting challenges and not annoyances.

In the case of Ultimate Kale Chips, the venture benefited from the extensive experience of its founders, Adrian and Draupadi Quinn. But that experience wasn’t in kale farming. Instead, they’ve grown in the last five years from knowing virtually nothing about farming to growing large amounts of organic kale – and running a successful value-added kale business. >> Learn More…

 
 Event Calendar 
 

16th Annual Enology & Viticulture Conference

July 20-21, 2015
Location: Penticton Trade and Convention Centre, Penticton, BC >> More Info

Royal Agriculture Winter Fair

November 6-15, 2015
Location: Exhibition Place, Toronto, ON >> More Info