Research
December 2017 – I’ve been attending the Canadian Greenhouse Conference for 22 years and this year’s edition topped them all.
Nov. 7, 2017, Santa Cruz, CA – The first crops of tomatoes and cucumbers grown inside electricity-generating solar greenhouses were as healthy as those raised in conventional greenhouses, signalling that “smart” greenhouses hold great promise for dual-use farming and renewable electricity production.
Oct. 26, 2017, Mississauga, Ont. – What is the potential for raspberry and blackberry production, including indoor crops?
Oct. 18, 2017, Vineland Station, Ont. – Want to check out some of the latest horticulture research of the Vineland Research and Innovation Centre? It’s just a click away.
Aug. 23, 2017, Vineland Station, Ont. – There’s a plant inside the greenhouse at Vineland Research and Innovation Centre (Vineland) that could change the tomato eating experience forever.
Aug. 21, 2017, Calgary – Nectar, the high-energy 'honey' produced by flowers, might be a brilliant distraction technique to help protect a flower's reproductive parts, according to new research.
August 2017 – Canada’s first sweet potato variety is expected for release next year. And now work is underway to ensure Canadian farmers can also access sweet potato cuttings – called slips – right here at home.
June 2017 – Ontario’s greenhouse vegetable sector is maintaining its commitment to leading edge innovation and automation.
June 2017 – I can recall in the early years of my beginning a career in which I write about all things greenhouse how fixated almost everyone here was on Europe.
April 10, 2017, Guelph, Ont. – The University of Guelph is among the top agri-food universities in the world, according to a new global ranking of universities.
Jan. 16, 2017, Grimsby, Ont. – The 2017 Research Conference of Flowers Canada Ontario and the Cecil Delworth Foundation will focus on Best Management Practices in the areas of greenhouse water management, floriculture fertility, LED lighting and pest management.
Dec. 12, 2016, Overton, TX – Rows of vivid red poinsettias inside Greenhouse No. 4 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center in Overton are as eye-catching as a flashing stop light.
Nov. 1, 2016, Vineland Station, Ont. – One of the world’s leading horticultural research centres has posted an impact study of its first decade of innovation.
Oct. 28, 2016, Vineland Station, Ont. – The Vineland Research and Innovation Centre is receiving a $920,000 federal investment to develop new disease-resistant apple and greenhouse tomato varieties that will contribute to the long-term growth and profitability of these two sectors.
Oct. 18, 2016, Vineland Station, Ont. – Updates on some of the world’s leading horticulture research are now online.
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