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ESDC releases findings, safeguarding temporary foreign workers in Canada

The Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) released its findings from recent compliance activities aimed at protecting temporary foreign workers during their employ in Canada.


Growtec expands into new territory with their partners.

Hand in hand with their industry partners, Growtec is ready for tackling the needs and advancement of greenhouses and hydroponic growers.

Funding for Ontario growers: Biosecurity Improvement Initiative under SCAP Program

The Biosecurity Enhancement initiative, under the Sustainable Canadian Agricultural Partnership (Sustainable CAP) is an $7.5 million investment to help eligible agri-food businesses enhance plant health and food safety in their sector.

Canada Organic Trade Association urges CFIA to reverse gene editing regulations

The Canada Organic Trade Association calls on Health Canada, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency to reverse their decision on voluntary disclosure of gene-edited seeds and food.


Schedule Perennials with Ease

The First Year Flowering Tool from Darwin Perennials lets you plan and produce perennials that have broken the vernalization barrier. This free online tool makes it easier than ever before to schedule your perennials with more than 170 crops to hit specific bloom weeks for maximum sales opportunities. The two-step process saves a downloadable schedule of sow/stick, transplant and finish weeks.

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Hot off the press 

Silicon nutrition of hydroponic crops

Research has demonstrated that silicon is one of the most beneficial micro-elements for several plants. Silicon has not yet been considered as essential in plant nutrition, however, the essentiality of Si for plants has been the subject of a long debate dating back to the 19th century. By Dr. Muhammad Tahir Rashid and Dr. Mohyuddin Mirza » Read more...

From the Editor: CGC season: Best time of the year

The Canadian Greenhouse Conference kicks off on Oct. 4 and features a roster of some of the industry’s brightest minds and experts sharing the latest research, innovations and insights on this always changing business landscape. Greenhouse Canada will be there, come and visit us at booth # 2000. This year’s conference features a sold-out trade show floor as well as two days of talks and presentations on issues like sustainability, IPM, irrigation and pesticide use, production, lighting, technology and automation and much more. » Read more...

Complete Vertical Farming Facility For Sale By Auction

Danbury Global will be liquidating the complete contents of a vertical farming facility in Toronto, Ontario. The Auction features late model equipment for growing and harvesting lettuce. Most equipment was bought new in 2019 and is lightly used. View photos and a detailed list of equipment online now and register to bid. Everything will be sold to the highest bidders regardless of price. This is an absolute auction and there are no reserves.

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Industry news 

Reena and Growcer's sustainability initiative receives Kashrut status

Reena, in collaboration with Growcer, an Ottawa-based hydroponic modular farm manufacturer, has received the COR (Kashruth Council of Canada) certificate for GReena, Reena's sustainability initiative. This certification has been awarded to Reena, for leafy greens grown within a specially designed Hydroponic modular farm. » Brought to you by Sollum Technologies.

Royal Brinkman introduces UniMite bio-distribution systems to Canadian market

Royal Brinkman Canada's latest UniMite bio-distribution system is coming to the Canadian market. UniMite Air is a bio-blower system that uniformly spreads predatory mites over a width of 10 meters. » 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