Eight New Crop Profiles Added to Specialty Cropportunities

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Specialty Cropportunities is OMAFRA’s online specialty crop resource. It includes general information on specialty crop agronomics, business planning and marketing and provides specific agronomic information on over 100 specialty crops. We recently added 8 new crop profiles to the module. The following new profiles were added:

Medicinal Herbs:
Valerian

Culinary Herbs:
Sweet Fennel

Specialty Vegetables:
Florence Fennel

Specialty Grains:
Spelt

Industrial Crops – Oilseeds:
Borage
Crambe
Meadowfoam

Industrial Crops – Pharmaceutical and Nutraceutical:
Corn Gromwell

Lithospermum_arvense_1Flowering Crambe
Corn Gromwell (left – photo credit Fornax, wikipedia.org) and Crambe (right) are grown for industrial purposes.

To see the new profiles click on their respective crop categories in Specialty Cropportunities.

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