Economists at Farm Credit Canada agree with Bloomberg’s forecast that climate change, protectionism and automation could be major disruptive forces in the year ahead. 

The Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Convention will be held February 19-20 in Niagara Falls. Get all the details in the highlights brochure including the deadline date for early-bird pricing

Raising awareness about the importance of plant health is the goal of the Food and Agriculture Organization in 2020. One focus will be to prevent the spread and introduction of pests into new areas. 

A survey of Canadians by Dalhousie University shows concerns about rising food prices. However, Canadians say they want to eat more fruits and vegetables, while also reducing food waste.