The American, Canadian and Mexican flags represent billions in trade.

With a tough round of NAFTA renegotiations concluded in Washington, talks move to Mexico in a later than anticipated fifth round on November 17-21.

McCain Foods officials opened the expanded processing line on October 19.

McCain Foods opens its expanded processing line in Florenceville-Bristol, New Brunswick. That’s good news for local growers with a need for an additional 4,000 acres of potatoes.

Vineland’s newest Innovation Report features sweet potatoes.

Jim Brandle, CEO, Vineland Research and Innovation Centre reflects on a decade of success, from a one-acre collaborative greenhouse technology centre to automation using robots. In the near future, expect a new sweet potato variety.  

Debbie Inglis, director, Cool Climate Oenology and Viticulture Institute

What sensory cues might encourage consumers to buy a Canadian wine? That’s part of the research to be explored in a one-of-a-kind, mediated-reality wine laboratory in St. Catharines, Ontario.

The Ambrosia apple is known for its sweet, almost honey-like flavour.

The Ambrosia apple, discovered in the 1990s as a chance seedling in Cawston, British Columbia, is now a consumer favourite in Canada. A brand refresh is underway by BC Tree Fruits.

The Grower Calling – the official podcast channel for The Grower News is pleased to release its fourth podcast episode with guest Kevin Howe, fruit and vegetable grower and industry leader, Howe Family Farm located in Aylmer, Ontario.

Canada’s potato harvest is almost done with a few regional exceptions. Due to weather and market conditions, Kevin MacIsaac says there are a few unusual movement patterns this year. 

Ontario apple growers, father-daughter duo Charles and Courtney Stevens of Wilmot Orchards located in Newcastle, Ont., were recently featured in Andrew Campbell’s video series called The Dinner Starts Here as he tours 52 Canadian farms in 52 weeks.

 

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