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Tags: horticultural crops

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February 1, 2021

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This factsheet explores four issues to consider when pricing fresh fruits and vegetables, culinary herbs, bedding plants, fresh-cut flowers and other horticultural products.


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September 1, 2018

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The purpose of this fact sheet is to introduce greenhouse vegetable production as a potential business opportunity. The focus of this profile is on the key management issues associated with ...


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June 1, 2018

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The purpose of this factsheet is to provide an overview of the economics, market factors and business processes behind a farm-direct mixed fruit and vegetable operation in Alberta. Armed with this ...


Views: 2307
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December 1, 2016

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Raspberries are one of the easiest and most rewarding fruits to grow in the home garden. They will produce a generous crop within the third year of planting with relatively minimal work. An 8 m ...


Views: 719
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November 1, 2016

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Alberta's commercial berry industry centers around four crops: strawberries; raspberries; saskatoons; black currants Interest in sour cherries and haskap is increasing, and plantings of these ...


Views: 305
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January 1, 2016

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Cucumber green mottle mosaic virus (CGMMV) is an emerging disease in Canadian greenhouses. This disease is an increasing threat to cucumber and potentially to other greenhouse vegetable crops. The ...


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July 1, 2015

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Proper greenhouse sanitation is one of the most important but often more overlooked aspects of a quality integrated pest management program. The greenhouse environment with its warm, humid climate ...


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January 1, 2014

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This manual provides a comprehensive resource and reference tool for both new and experienced producers a all scales of commercial vegetable production on the Prairies.


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January 1, 2013

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This manual represents a comprehensive resource for new and existing Saskatoon berry growers. It delves into the biology of the plant, both from a basic, whole plant level through to a detailed ...


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May 1, 2012

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Saskatoon berries are native to Alberta. The Plains Indians ate the fruit both fresh and dried in their dietary staple, pemmican. Today, the berry is valued for its fruit and as an ornamental ...