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Rise of the Asian middle class and the competition for animal protein

The size of the world population is among the most significant changes for the future. There are many challenges, as the media tell us on a daily basis, but there are opportunities. The first and the main of these opportunities is the population increase itself. In the coming four decades, there will be two billion more people to feed. Never before, has humanity seen such a demand increase. This means that farmers and food suppliers do not have to worry about a lack of market opportunities.…

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Added by Christophe Pelletier on March 13, 2012 at 3:35pm — No Comments

The danger of a weakening US dollar

The global economic situation is still fragile, and one of the symptoms is the nervousness about currencies. All it takes is a rumor to see a particular currency drop within minutes. The actions taken by central banks during the financial crisis have consequences. The amount of debt and the ability, or inability, of individual countries to manage the situation will influence the relative strengths of all currencies.

One currency has a special status. Because of the economic and…

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Added by Christophe Pelletier on December 23, 2010 at 6:25pm — No Comments

Agriculture Headlines from Farms.com Canada East News - click on title for full story

Maintaining local food supply important in times of crisis

For many Ontarians, the sight of the first locally grown asparagus is the beginning of our local food season.

Ontario’s agriculture industry continues to demonstrate its commitment to sustainable food production through the 4R Certification program

As spring seeding quickly approaches and we continue to tackle the challenges associated with COVID-19

Home-grown Support for Niagara Health System - Grape Growers of Ontario Meet the Challenge

Grape Growers of Ontario thank all of the frontline support workers for their dedication and support during these unprecedented times.

Grape Growers of Ontario purchase ventilator for Niagara hospital system

Niagara grape growers have answered the call from the local hospital foundation for help in purchasing critical equipment to treat patients stricken with the potentially deadly COVID-19 virus.

Growing local crops with skilled labour critical during times of crisis

We are also a domestic and international propagator (grower) for the greenhouse business in Canada and of strawberry plants so even if you see strawberries in grocery stores that are labelled product of Georgia, Florida or other US states, the plants likely came from our farm in Ontario.

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