With the introduction of new plant varieties and new greenhouse technologies, the future looks very promising for the greenhouse industry in Canada.
Canadian farmers and ranchers recognize that producing food more efficiently and sustainability will help meet the needs of a growing world population. As such, they will continue to look towards adopting technology and innovation to improve production practices.
Each year, the Environmental Working Group (EWG) publishes the “dirty dozen”, a list of the 12 fruits and vegetables which contain the most pesticides. Should we worry about this?
Thanks to a uniquely Canadian system called “supply management”. It matches what farm businesses produce (supply) to what consumers want (demand).
If you spend time on social media, you’re likely to come across influencers touting the benefits of washing fruits and vegetables using a specific method for safety reasons.
Genetic engineering refers to specific methods of plant breeding that use laboratory methods to change an organism’s DNA.
All Canadian farming practices ensure that your food is free of antibiotic residues and safe to eat.
Plant science – and specifically the science of plant breeding – is one of those tools which can help us overcome challenges as a global community.
Stories about people going without food resonate especially with farmers, who look for ways to use their own production to help.
While salmon is often thought of as the best choice for omega-3 fatty acids, BC albacore tuna ranks right up there as well.
Some plant breeding technologies are old, some are comparatively new, but they all help us adapt to challenges – from climate change and food insecurity to nutrition, taste, and food waste.
Canadian barley farmer Brent Johnson from Saskatchewan gives us a rundown on the steps it takes to get barley from the field to the grocery store.
Here are our top how to make chili tips and a mouth-watering recipe, made from some of the best that Canadian agriculture has to offer.
Less than 30% of Canadians meet the recommended amount of fruit and vegetables per day. Here are 5 reasons to boost your intake of fruits and vegetables.
Farmer, Clinton Monchuk, and future farmer Kaitlyn Monchuk discuss the main uses for barley grown on the Canadian prairies.
Are pesticide residues found in the Dirty Dozen a health risk? To assess the risk of pesticide residues on our produce, we need to know a few simple things.
How to shop for milk and plant-based beverages to get the functionality you are looking for.
With the right technology, food can be grown anywhere. Food doesn’t always come from the field – sometimes it can be grown inside.
Beer Sisters co-founder and Advanced Cicerone, Crystal Luxmore gives us some insight into this growing field of work.
New variety of sweet potato designed to grow in shorter spring and summer seasons.