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AgSafe and CMHA BC partner to build the AgLife Network

An estimated 225 million farmers worldwide struggle with their mental health. AgSafe, a non-profit health and safety association for ag. producers in B.C., has launched the AgLife Network as part of their expansion of Mental Wellness in Agriculture resources.

Metro Vancouver seeking emission rules for cannabis producers in Delta

In an update to Delta Council, the regional district outlined what will be its next step following the board of directors’ discussion on a staff report this summer, which claims “volatile organic compound emissions from cannabis production are air contaminants that can contribute to the formation of harmful ground-level ozone.”

Leading experts developing new ag technologies

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada says that the Lethbridge Research and Development Centre has increased its capacity and the utilization of new technologies in emerging disciplines including phenomics, agricultural glycomics, and nanotechnology. Fourty-five researchers at the Lethbridge Research Development Centre are currently leading more than 200 projects.

Cover photo contest 

Greenhouse Canada wants to know: What does being part of the Canadian greenhouse industry look like to you?

We know there are many of you out there capturing the beauty of this business through photography and Greenhouse Canada is holding a Cover Photo Contest to get a glimpse of the Canadian greenhouse industry from where you stand.

Take us to your operation or place of business and show us what your greenhouse industry experience looks like. Your photo could be featured on the cover of Greenhouse Canada’s January 2024 issue; our national edition that’s distributed to growers across Canada. Deadline to submit is November 17, 2023.

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Hot off the press 

Activities and workshops turn independent garden centres into year-round destinations

The seasonality of a garden centre business is focused on making the most of the peak growing season, accumulating most of their annual revenues during the spring and summer period. However, this limited sales window continues to widen as more independent garden centres across Canada discover successful ways to make it economically viable to keep their stores open during the months when nothing grows outside. By Anne Kadwell and Stuart Service. » Read more...

Charged Carbon

Growing media is a critical component of greenhouse crop production, in terms of cost, but also sustainability and food safety, with contamination concerns on the rise across the industry. In addition, during the past two years due to supply chain issues and strong demand, availability of several media types was a serious issue for some growers in Canada and beyond. For all these reasons, new cost-effective, food-safe and sustainable media options are always welcome. By Treena Hein. » Read more...
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Boosting strawberry quality with Dynamic LED lights

Canadians have a growing appetite for strawberries, prompting greenhouse growers and agronomists to review and refine best practices to keep up with the increasing demand. » Brought to you by Sollum Technologies.

Brian Lynch appointed as head of horticultural technology at Vineland

Vineland Research and Innovation Centre has appointed Brian Lynch, PhD as the new director of Horticultural Technology Systems, where he will lead the centre's vision for the Horticultural Technology Systems program. » Read More...

GoodLeaf's Calgary vertical farm in full production

Construction on the 96,000-square-foot indoor vertical farm facility in Calgary is complete, and the first test crops have been planted, with the intent of being in full production in late fall. » Read More...


Canadian Greenhouse Conference

October 4, 2023 | Niagara Falls, Ontario »

PMA Fresh Summit

October 19, 2023 | 800 W Katella Ave, Anaheim » Learn More

Expo Québec Vert

November 2, 2023 | 2670 Av. Beauparlant, Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec » Learn More

Green Industry Show and Conference

November 16, 2023 | 19 Street, Red Deer, Alberta » Learn More

Hort East Conference

November 20, 2023 | 110 Wyse Rd, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia » Learn More

Great Lakes Expo

December 5, 2023 | 303 Monroe Ave NW, Grand Rapids, Michigan » Read More...

GLASE Summit 2023

October 25, 2023 | Leamington, Ont. » Learn More