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Food justice and security courses led the way to career

BRAMPTON, ON – When Paul Stewart was working on a degree from Ryerson in politics and governance, his first career choice wasn’t agriculture. “What got me interested there was what we learned about food justice,” the 26-year-old explains. “We also did a course on food...

Learn How to Find the ‘Right’ Employee

When businesses begin to grow it usually requires hiring employees;  which is a good indicator that the business is doing well. However, for many small businesses finding, hiring and retaining employees can be a difficult task.  In addition to being time consuming,...

Carrot Foliage Trimmer

Mechanical technology developed by AAFC researchers helps carrot growers control Sclerotinia Rot and increase profitability. Across carrot growing regions of Canada, Sclerotinia rot of carrots is one of the most serious diseases affecting production. The disease is a...

Green Extraction for Phytochemicals

A new green extraction and separation technology will soon be available to industry. This patented technology, developed by Mazza Innovation Ltd. of Penticton, BC enables manufacturers to extract high-value phytochemcials from plants with a greener and cleaner...