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Fruit wines coming to Ont. markets

Ontario is increasing choice and convenience for consumers and supporting fruit wine and cider producers by making fruit wine and cider, along with wine, available on the shelves of up to 300 independent and large grocery stores. >> Read full article

Distinctive spud for P.E.I.

A West Prince potato farmer is hoping a new variety of spud with distinctive pink markings will be a big hit in Island stores, and eventually make its way to the U.S. >> Read full article

Breeding wildness back into fruit and veg

New research suggests researchers need to “breed some wildness back” into fruit and vegetable varieties after experts found wild tomatoes are better able to protect themselves against the destructive whitefly than modern, commercial varieties. >> Read full article

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Feature: Eye in the sky

When someone tells you drones are about to revolutionize agriculture, believe them. More and more people in the farming industry believe that use of drone imagery will soon be standard practice on most major farms, helping to manage everything from potatoes to horticulture crops, grapes to field crops.

Currently, growers have to scout for disease and other crop issues (and in many cases, send samples away for confirmation). But the human eye can only detect a fraction of the information that can be measured with today’s sensors. With properly-calibrated imaging tools, there is a whole new dimension of crop management emerging. >> Learn More…

 
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International Potato Technology Expo

February 26-27, 2016
Location: Eastlink Centre, Charlottetown, PEI >> More Info