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I am the national science director responsible for crop production system research with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada.
My work includes working with research teams across Canada involved in both conventional and organic system research. I hang my hat at the Atlantic Food and Horticulture Research Centre in Kentville Nova Scotia, and I share management responsibilities for that Centre and AAFC's cereal research centre in Winnipeg, Manitoba.
My most recent research activities have been involved with berry crop physiology, but I have also worked extensively in greenhouse floriculture and vegetable production, and with ornamental nursery crops.
In my spare time, I tend a small raspberry patch, and a few other fruit
bushes that produce just about enough income to support some local 'good
Dr. Peter Hicklenton, P.Ag
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