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Atlantic OYF named

First generation market garden farmers Andrew and Jennifer Lovell of Keswick Ridge, NB were chosen as the 2016 Outstanding Young Farmers (OYF) for the Atlantic region at a recent awards event in Charlottetown, PEI. >> Read full article

Keeping fruit pest under control

A new invasive vinegar fly is threatening Ontario’s soft-skinned berry and tender fruit crops. But thanks to the Ontario Farm Innovation Program (OFIP), researchers and farmers are learning more about Spotted Wing Drosophila and how they can keep the pest from destroying their fruit. >> Read full article

Be an AgSafe family by keeping kids safe

This March, the Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA),the Canadian Federation of Agriculture (CFA) and presenting sponsor Farm Credit Canada (FCC) are encouraging farmers and their families to "Be an AgSafe Family" by "Keeping Kids Safe." >> Read full article

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Save your seed money

Canadian farmers of all types - from dairy to fruit to livestock - contribute to the healthy lives of Canadians. The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) has made filing your taxes easy, so you can save your energy for the harvest.

The agriculture and agri-food industry is vital to the economy, and the CRA wants to make it easy for Canadian farmers to grow their business. If you raise a few farm animals or have a plot to grow your own food, you are considered a hobby farmer, rather than a business, and you can’t deduct any expenses or losses. On the other hand, if you devote the majority of your time to farming by investing in buildings, machinery, and inventories to run the operation, you’re likely the owner of a farming business. >> Learn More…

 
 Event Calendar 
 

Muck Crops Conference

April 12-13, 2016
Location: Bradford Community Centre >> More Info

Canadian Produce Marketing Association Convention & Trade Show

April 12-14, 2016
Location: Calgary, Alberta >> More Info

2016 Alberta Potato Conference & Trade Show

Nov 21-23, 2016
Location: The Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel >> More Info