Fruit & Vegetable

Fruit & Vegetable
Researchers working to help harvest fruit at peak ripeness

Researchers working to help harvest fruit at peak ripeness

The ability to detect when to harvest fruit may soon be within reach for farmers, thanks to the work of a team of researchers

New York growers launch RubyFrost

New York growers launch RubyFrost

The New York Apple Growers (NYAG) has launched a second new apple variety called RubyFrost, which will be available at participating retailers in the northeast.

Making peach trees fit better on the field

Making peach trees fit better on the field

A tree used for agricultural production – whether for fruit, nuts, or lumber – requires extensive land space, mostly because of its large size & spreading growth

Developing made-in-Ontario sweet potatoes

Developing made-in-Ontario sweet potatoes

The sweet potato craze is one of the latest food trends to sweep our nation. Canadian demand for the tuber has sky rocketed, reaching heights that exceed demand

N.S. orchard transferring  and transition

N.S. orchard transferring and transition

The 2014 Nova Scotia Fruit Growers Association’s annual orchard tour of the Annapolis Valley paid a visit to an orchard this summer experiencing an inter-generational transfer as well as a technological transition.

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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.