How does a bright yellow flower turn into a versatile culinary oil? For canola – one of Canada’s most widely grown crops – it starts with a good squeeze.
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.
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.
Science and creativity are critical tools for apple growers. These characteristics have fostered more efficient production methods – from genetic tools to new orchard designs.
New variety of sweet potato designed to grow in shorter spring and summer seasons.
The story of Canadian canola is one of politics, creative farmers, tempura, collaboration and some science superheroes.
Are you always wondering if your garden, trees, grass and flowers are getting the nutrition they need to flourish? Here is what you need to know…
The science of crop production is called agronomy. These professionals help farmers fight challenges like insects, weeds and diseases.
Crops can take a big hit from insect pests. To protect them, some farmers take a genetic approach. One of those control tools is the bacterium Bt.
Canola oil has been adopted by many cooks for its neutral flavour, healthy fat content and high smoke point. A real pantry staple that is great for everything from vinaigrettes and marinades to baking, grilling and frying.
At a time when consumers and ranchers have more questions about beef production than ever, The Livestock & Forage Centre of Excellence is finding answers.
This food bank is changing the food landscape. AquaGrow Farms uses aquaponics, a form of agriculture that combines aquaculture and hydroponics.
See how cucumbers get from a greenhouse to your plate in just a few short hours.
See how sugar beets are grown and harvested.
Tour a field of tomatoes and learn how tomatoes are grown and harvested.
Tour a corn field and learn how organic corn is planted and harvested.
From fish and mussels to chili and dip, here are 6 recipes made better with beer.
Tour a greenhouse and learn how peppers are grown in Canada.
Discover answers to frequently asked questions about how strawberries grow in Canada.