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Nano-Technology: Manipulating Nature for Agricultural and other Profits

Lastnight I was on greenhousecanada.com, which led me to an article posted by the Toronto Star, about an new Genetically Modified apple, which will not brown when it is sliced. The apple was actually…Continue

Tags: TECHNOLOGY, NANO, GMOS

Started Dec 5, 2010

Vegetable Greenhouses NEED new, young growers--but where are all the jobs?
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Statistics Canada shows that most of the horticulture/greenhouse management is reaching retirement age, and that almost all of these management positions will turnover within the next 20 years,…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jamie Boland Dec 7, 2011.

 

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We take a lot for granted

EIGHT DAYS IN November 2019 taught us lessons that I hope we carry with us for some time. CN Rail train crews went on the longest rail strike in a decade and the ramifications of that strike were felt nationally — throughout agriculture and into other sectors as well. We have had grain service disruptions before, and we have dealt with them, but this was something we didn’t know would happen, and we didn’t foresee the ramifications to grain farming and agriculture until it was happening.

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