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Horticulture, sustainable agriculture students get financial boost at KPU

A $650,000 donation to Kwantlen Polytechnic University will support student success in horticulture and sustainable agriculture programs in the Faculty of Science.


Grower Day 2024 is coming up

If you're a commercial greenhouse grower or researcher/student in these sectors, don’t miss out.


CPMA welcomes Loblaw’s support for Canada’s Grocery Code of Conduct

The Code was created to promote transparency and fair dealing as products move across the supply chain from suppliers to stores to Canadian homes.


Aurora Cannabis sends first shipment to New Zealand

The Edmonton-based company has identified New Zealand as an emerging market for growth.


 
 
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Jolly Farmer improves young plant production under Philips LED toplighting

Jolly Farmer is one of the first growers in North America to embrace LED technology on a large scale. The New Brunswick grower and one of Canada’s leading young plant propagators, first installed a small trial of Philips GreenPower LED toplighting in 2016. Due to the success of this trial, Jolly Farmer completed several LED installation expansions over the years. Noted improvements include more compact plant growth, less plant stretch and reduced energy consumption.

» Hear the Jolly Farmer story here
 
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Four myths about vertical farming debunked by an expert

Some people may worry that vertical farming puts traditional field cultivation at risk, but this could not be further from the truth. » Read more...
 
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Research update on cannabis and rice root aphid management

Q and A with Niagara College’s Scott Golem and Sebastien Jacob on managing cannabis and rice root aphids » Read more...
 
 
 
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IIVO'S INTELLIGENT ALGORITHMS ENHANCE DECISION-MAKING AT TWIN CREEKS GREENHOUSE

Discover how Twin Creeks Greenhouse, a 40-acre farm in Watford, Ontario, is revolutionizing bell pepper cultivation! By using Hoogendoorn's IIVO climate computer, Mike and his team enhance decision-making through data-driven cultivation.

The system is easy to use and lets them focus more on the plants, leading to healthier, more uniform crops.

Curious about how Intelligent Algorithms are making a difference? » Watch the full story!
 
Events 
 

Grower Day

June 18, 2024 | 327 Ontario St. – St. Catharines, ON » Read More...

GLEE Show

June 25, 2024 | Pendigo Way, Marston Green, Birmingham B40 1NT, United Kingdom » Read More...

New Blooms at Deb's Greenhouse

July 6, 2024 | 25505 Alberta 642 Morinville, AB T8R 2A3 » Learn more...

Cultivate'24

July 13, 2024 | 400 N High St, Columbus, OH 43215, United States » Learn more...

Perennial Plant Association National Symposium

July 29, 2024 | 192 Haywood Street, Asheville, North Carolina 28801, United States » Read More...

The Garden Center Show

August 6, 2024 | Milwaukee, WI » Read More...