In this edition - September 6, 2019


Split nitrogen pays off on protein, not yield

High-yielding wheat varieties need a lot of nitrogen, but new research suggests that splitting that application may decrease the economic and ecological risk while also paying dividends on protein.

MANITOBA CO-OPERATOR

Meat-subscription-box companies take over marketing chores for farmers

While working door-to-door pitching deals for a year's worth of frozen meat, Marc Lafleur realized consumers want quality, local meat, but can't afford the freezer space or the cash to do it.

CANADIAN PRESS

Young and diverse: The next wave of plant consumers

As new immigrants and younger generations become established, so too do their purchase interests in the floriculture sector.

GREENHOUSE CANADA


Allison Finnamore
Editor

Based on the East Coast, Allison Finnamore has spent over 25 years as a freelance agricultural journalist, farm-to-business communications consultant and writer throughout North America. She’s been the editor of FCC Express since 2008.

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