Health Canada and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) are proposing to exempt many new genetically engineered (genetically modified or GM) foods and seeds from regulation.
Season’s Greetings! Another year is coming to a close, and despite the uncertain times we are living in, organic producers are still paving the way to a more sustainable future.
A collection of updates from Canada’s organic sector, including agricultural policy priorities and consultations.
Fruit d’Or supports research to value the use of organic cranberry residues for chicken welfare. Also announcing Organic Week and a call for a Canadian Organic Program.
ES Cropconsult supports the organic approach to horticulture and contributes to the Organic Cluster’s research on integrated pest management for wireworm.
The role of Organic Agriculture in Mitigating Climate Change. Dr. Andrew Hammermeister describes how organic agriculture is becoming a platform for ecological innovation.
All it takes is one sprout to make a potato unmarketable. A farmer can grow a crop and harvest beautiful, undamaged tubers, then lose the entire crop if it starts to sprout.