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Bayer introduces new Ferreira and Novero beef tomatoes through De Ruiter

Ferreira and Novera join other varieties in the Vegetables by Bayer tomato portfolio, such as Prodice and Albrice.

Farm Credit Canada takes lead investor role in Pioneer Fund

The Pioneer Fund will be deployed to support global agrifood start-ups developing innovative and sustainable technologies.

Bunzl Canada sponsors solar-powered greenhouse project in Edmonton

The new greenhouse will feature advanced technology, including a 1.2kW solar energy system, a heating and cooling ductless pump, and an Internet of Things (IoT)-based environmental monitoring system.



PRO-MIX® Organic Growing products provide the perfect solution for growers in need of a growing medium approved for organic use. These formulations are ideal for a variety of growing uses and are designed to meet crop requirements for certified organic growers. Enriched with active ingredients, this growing medium will improve the overall growth and yields of your crops, as well as stimulates their root system development. From seed germination and propagation to standard crop production, to difficult environmental growing conditions, we have a solution for you.

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Feeding generations

When Jan Vander Hout (Sr.) started up Beverly Greenhouses in 1960, he started with a 1/4-acre of greenhouse space where he grew tomatoes; in addition to some outdoor crops. In 1968, he built a one-acre greenhouse, and added another 1/3-acre the following year. » Learn more

A place for pesticides

Born out of a need to battle insecticide-resistant pests with relatively few chemical options, the greenhouse floriculture industry in Canada has earned its place as a world leader in the use of biological control over the past 30 years. » Learn more

Plant Names Simplified, 3rd Edition

First published in 1931 by renowned horticulturalist Arthur Johnson, Plant Names Simplified has become an established classic. Presented in a glossary format, this pocket-sized reference book gives the name, pronunciation and classification of common plants and the meaning behind the Latin origins of the name.

This enables the reader to learn how the terms should be spelled and pronounced correctly and provides an explanation of why plants like Helianthus hirsutus is so called – because it is hairy!

Plant Names Simplified 3rd Edition is a reliable resource for gardeners of all abilities, park managers, botanists, ecologists, garden designers and horticultural practitioners and students.

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Yvan Hamel joins Sollum Technologies as chief product officer

With 34 years of industry experience, Hamel has developed expertise in the areas of product research and development, advanced lighting technology and business growth. » Read More...

Cascades launches new eco-friendly packaging for fresh fruits and vegetables 

The new design allows for flat shipping, thereby reducing transportation costs and the need for storage space. A mounting jig, designed specifically for both basket formats (2l and 3l), will also speed up and simplify operations for producers. » Read More...

Pure Flavor adds industry veteran Joe Sbrocchi

Sbrocchi most recently served as the executive director and general manager of the Ontario Greenhouse Vegetable Growers (OGVG). » Read More...


Future of Food Conference

February 15, 2023
Ottawa, Ontario
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Northwest Flower and Garden Festival

February 15 – 19, 2023
Seattle, Washington
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Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Convention (OFVC)

February 22 – 23, 2023
Niagara Falls, Ontario
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Myplant and Garden

February 22 - 24, 2023
Fiera Milano, Italy
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North American Strawberry Symposium 

March 7 - 10, 2023
San Luis Obispo, California
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