British Columbia’s agriculture minister has announced a new $5 million Tree Fruit Competitiveness Fund. It’s welcome news after poor returns from the 2017 season.
The University of Guelph and OMAFRA are renewing a 10-year partnership worth $713 million for research and innovation.
The Canadian Agricultural Partnership is officially announced to take effect April 1, 2018. Program details and applications are now available for: AgriMarketing, AgriCompetitiveness, AgriScience, AgriInnovate, AgriDiversity and AgriAssurance.
J.R. Simplot announces $460 million expansion near Portage la Prairie, Manitoba to be ready in fall 2019. That’s major news for potato growers who harvest 65,000 acres now.
Three innovations tickled the 75,000 attendees in Berlin. They were a snack, a tomato and renewable packaging.
Kyle Wynette, hops grower, discusses selling to craft brewers