Current projects

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The Canadian Horticultural Council (CHC) oversees the following research projects, funded primarily under Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC)'s Growing Forward 2 program with industry support.

For more information on CHC's projects and programs, contact aargentino@hortcouncil.ca.

Apple research

Potato research

[1] Funded under Cluster 2, a research program led by CHC and generously funded by nearly 50 industry partners and AgriInnovation, an AAFC Growing Forward 2 initiative that provides funding and/or resources to organizations supporting pre-commercialization research, development and knowledge transfer leading to innovative agriculture, agri-food and agri-based practices, processes and products.

[2] Funded under AgriInnovation, an AAFC Growing Forward 2 initiative that provides financial and technical assistance for research and development activities that bring innovation to the sector; and for projects that help industry bring the results of research and development to market through adoption/commercialization.

[3] Funded under AgriRisk, an AAFC Growing Forward 2 initiative that provides financial and technical assistance to facilitate the development and adoption of private-sector or other producer-paid agricultural risk management tools.

[4] Funded under AgriMarketing, an AAFC Growing Forward 2 initiative that provides project-based funding to non-profit organizations and small to medium enterprises (SMEs) for promotional and market development activities.

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