Canadian Agri-Science Cluster for Horticulture 4

The Fruit and Vegetable Growers of Canada (FVGC) is actively preparing for the opportunity to establish a fourth Canadian AgriScience Cluster for Horticulture under Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada’s (AAFC) next agricultural policy framework for 2023-2028. AgriScience Clusters are intended to mobilize industry, government and academia through partnerships, and address priority themes and horizontal issues that are national in scope.


February 2023 update: FVGC has completed the Cluster 4 proposal process and submitted the Hort Cluster 4 application to AAFC on January 19, 2023.

Thank you to all that participated – researchers, industry members, peer reviewers – your time and expertise has been of great value to the horticulture cluster.

For information and Hort Cluster 4 details, please contact Amy Argentino at


In 2021, FVGC consulted with industry members through our commodity Working Groups to update the National Research and Innovation Priorities:

For more information on FVGC's past projects and programs

contact Amy Argentino, Manager, Projects and Programs.