Greenhouses
March April 2017 – The need to grow food in the North remains strong, and new high-tech innovations are on the cusp of making large amounts of local greenhouse-grown food a reality.
March 6, 2017, Vancouver – Affinor Growers will showcase its growing technology at the BCTECH Summit on March 14 and 15, at the Vancouver Convention Centre, and in partnership with University of Fraser Valley.
Jan. 25, 2017, Lynden, Ont. – Greenbelt Microgreens is modernizing a new 3.5-acre greenhouse facility with state-of-the-art technology, assisted with funding of up to $640,585 from the Growing Forward 2 AgriInnovation Program.
Nov. 9, 2016, Brampton, Ont. – Modular Farms Inc., a Canadian start-up founded in 2015, has developed its first modular farm unit.
April 28, 2016, Abbotsford, B.C. – Affinor Growers Inc. has signed a non-exclusive licensing agreement with a private B.C.-based company.
Dec. 23, 2015, Surrey, B.C. — Affinor Growers Inc. has signed a memorandum of understanding to install two automated residential vertical growing towers in new Bio Pod greenhouses slated for construction in Surrey.
Dec. 18, 2015, Chicago – The pioneers behind the first commercial urban hydroponic greenhouses in the U.S. are now builders of one of the world’s largest such facilities.
Dec. 16, 2015, Las Vegas — Indoor Farms of America, LLC has developed a new system to help farmers achieve far higher yields and profitability in their operations.
January 2016 — Humans have been growing crops in barren places for decades. Now it’s time to take our plant production knowledge and use it to provide our cities and food deserts with fresher and more local food.
Oct. 6, 2015, Kingsville, Ont. — Automation and recycling were two of the main themes with this year’s Canadian Greenhouse Conference bus tour of the Leamington/Kingsville region of Ontario.
Sept. 2015 – There has been much said recently of the use of “drones” in agriculture. More correctly called “UAVs” (unmanned aerial/air vehicles), these are the remote controlled aircraft type, not the natural bee sort, of course.
Aug. 12, 2015, Fremont, CA – Solaria Corporation, a global provider of solar module technologies, and Soliculture, a provider of greenhouse integrated photovoltaics (GIPV) for commercial greenhouse growers, have announced a strategic collaboration for PV-agriculture applications.
July 7, 2015, Edmonton – Alberta Agriculture and Forestry has released a new fact sheet to help greenhouse growers with their integrated pest management (IPM) programs.
March 13, 2015 – Brett Martin, one of the most successful European manufacturing companies, and IP-Plastic Wisconsin, have joined forces to serve the North American horticultural market.
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