Fruit & Vegetable

Fruit & Vegetable
Tomato-tastic innovation

Tomato-tastic innovation

If you aren’t a tomato farmer, you might have a hard time guessing what Dennis Driedger’s machine is for.

Vines off the grid

Vines off the grid

Running a business of any kind off the grid is an accomplishment in itself.

Going the extra mile

Going the extra mile

Innovation goes a long way back at Heeman’s Strawberry Farm of Thorndale, Ont. – back more than five decades.

A chip off the block

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.

Pyramid power

Pyramid power

It turns out that reviving a lost art and science such as fermentation is, well, both an art and a science.

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Honey Bee AirFLEX...
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North American Manure Expo comes to Canada...
For the first time ever, the North American Manure Expo is being hosted within a Canadian province. The annual show is being held August 20 and 21, 2013, at the University of Guelph’s Arkell Research Station, located near Guelph, Ontario. So, what's a Manure Expo and why should you attend? This video will provide all the dirt.
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Expert Dr. Susan Watkins discusses Water Sanitatio...
Expert Dr. Susan Watkins discusses Water Sanitation
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The population explosion...
With the world's population increasing exponentially and farmland staying the same, BASF took to the streets to ask consumers if this trend is sustainable.

Chemicals

Late blight risk on Alberta potatoes, tomatoes Late blight risk on Alberta potatoes, tomatoes

May 21, 2015, Edmonton, Alta – Over the last few growing seasons, Alberta growers have seen signs of late blight, a serious disease that mainly affects potatoes and tomatoes. The disease is caused by an aggressive fungus that develops rapidly under wet/moist environmental conditions. Wet conditions, combined with the presence of the pathogen, has resulted in continuing outbreaks of late blight in commercial, market garden and urban potato and tomato crops throughout parts of Alberta. READ MORE