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Canada launches Recognized Employer Pilot

The Government of Canada launched the Recognized Employer Pilot (REP) under the Temporary Foreign Worker (TFW) Program, a three-year initiative that will aim to help to address labour shortages and reduce the administrative burden for repeat employers participating in the program who demonstrate a history of complying with program requirements.

Report on best practices in water circularity for CEA operations

Resource Innovation Institute (RII), a not-for-profit energy and water benchmarking organization for CEA producers, announced the availability of its Water Circularity Best Practices Guide for Controlled Environment Agriculture Operations.

OMAFRA: Five new pesticide labels expanded through minor use program

Josh Mosiondz, minor use co-ordinator with the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA), has announced five new pesticide label expansions recently approved by the Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA).

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Greenhouse sanitation practices and procedures will determine your crop performance

Paying attention to greenhouse sanitation during the crop production cycle and at end of the season is vital to manage a healthy crop. This will also reduce pesticide use. By Dr. Mohyuddin Mirza. » Learn more

Inside View: Patents or rights?

As a grower, what do you look for in a new variety? Pest and disease resistance, water requirements and drought tolerance, heat/cold tolerance, habit, longevity, even novelty value? For edibles, yield of course, flavour, appearance, production cycle and crop balance characteristics are all important. By Gary Jones. » Learn more
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Canadian government sets new rules for importing romaine lettuce from U.S.

As reported in The Produce Reporter by Blue Book Services on August 1, 2023, the Canadian government has released new temporary licensing rules for importers of U.S. romaine lettuce beginning September 28 and running through December 20, 2023. » Read More...

Greenhouse coverings to benefit from diffuse light

Diffuse light is a natural phenomenon whereby light is scattered as it passes through clouds, smog, and, yes, the appropriate greenhouse glazing materials. "By bathing plants in diffuse light, you can expect higher yields, higher leaf count, lower crop temperatures, and more uniform growth," Michelle Moore with Adapt8 explains. » Read More...

Antoine Bernet appointed country division head for Crop Science Canada

Antoine Bernet has been appointed the Country Division Head (CDH) for Crop Science Canada. Bernet began his career with Bayer more than 20 years ago, joining the Crop Science division in 2005. » Read More...


Farwest Show 2023

August 23, 2023 | Portland, OR »

World Floral Expo

September 7, 2023 | 655 W 34th St New York, NY » Learn More

Sawaya Gardens Garden Mum Trials Open House

September 14, 2023 | Waterford, Ontario » Learn 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