Opening your farm gates to visitors involves shifting the focus of your operation from production to people. This shift involves innovation, business planning and, most of all, patience. Farm owners who have successfully integrated agri-tourism into their operations report that the transition has enhanced their lifestyle as well as their business.
Mercado de Canadá: Guía para identificar los principales requisitos para el ingreso de productos agrícolas frescos y procesados
Market, Certification and Production Information for Producers and International Trading Companies
For some people organic agriculture is “farming without chemical fertilizers and pesticides”. This is short and concise, but misses important characteristics. Organic agriculture follows the logic of a living organism in which all elements (soil, plants, farm animals, insects, the farmer etc.) are closely linked with one other. Organic farming therefore must be based on a thorough understanding and clever management of these interactions and processes.
Canada is top destination for U.S. agricultural exports, in CY2009 totaling $15.7 billion, 16% of total U.S. agricultural exports. Consumer-oriented agricultural products accounted for 76% of total 2009 U.S. agricultural sales to Canada with fresh and processed fruits and vegetables, snack foods, red meats, breakfast cereals, and fruit and vegetable juices as the category leaders.
The food market is regulated by various standards and regulations owing to the growth of consumer awareness on food safety, social and environmental. This booklet consists of standards that apply to agricultural products produced in Indonesia and that are required by worldwide markets. Each standard and regulation has its own market. To enter the market, producers should meet the required standards for the respective market that has been entered.
El mercado canadiense es un importador neto de frutillas frescas, alcanzando sus exportaciones tan solo US$ 516 mil durante el año 2008 mientas sus importaciones alcanzan ese mismo periodo los US$ 244 millones. Tanto los datos de importación como los de exportación manifiestan ampliamente el dominio de los Estados Unidos como socio comercial por excelencia.