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FVCG concerned over government's grocery price stabilization measures

A recent Fruit and Vegetable Growers of Canada (FVGC) survey revealed alarming statistics: 44 per cent of surveyed Canadian growers are selling produce at a loss, while 77 per cent are unable to adjust their selling prices to match escalating operational costs.

Minister MacAulay announces new investment to advance Canada's horticulture sector

The Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, highlighted a $9.8 million partnership with the Fruit and Vegetable Growers of Canada (FVGC) through the AgriScience Program – Clusters Component.

Ontario and Canadian governments invest $16.5M in agri-food research and innovation

The governments of Canada and Ontario are investing up to $16.5 million through the Sustainable Canadian Agricultural Partnership (Sustainable CAP) to support agri-food research and innovation projects that will help Ontario develop new technologies, practices and solutions for the agri-food sector.

New study examines the optimization of artificial lighting in the sustainability of vertical farming

A new study from the Special Issue Agroecology and Organic Horticulture examines "how light segmentation, the incorporation of a low-intensity lighting phase known as the light compensation point (LCP) instead of the traditional dark phase, and variations in the light spectrum impact the agricultural outcomes of organically cultivated leafy greens."


Get ready for CGC 2024

The Canadian Greenhouse Conference is Canada’s foremost event for all crops grown under cover. Join growers, speakers and exhibitors from around the world in beautiful Niagara Falls, to network, discover and learn. The CGC is your Canadian resource for the business of growing! Conference information, program and exhibitor listings are available online www.CanadianGreenhouseConference.com

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Hot off the press 

Innovations in media amendments

As the economic climate changes, growers find ways to adapt growing practices to reduce consumption of materials, and ultimately reduce costs. Substrates that growers use to produce healthy, marketable crops is varied – from rock, to peat, to even air. Add on to this the choices of fertility sources and growers’ crop decisions begin long before the seed germinates. By Christine George. » Read more...


Given the advancements in light technologies, many greenhouses across Canada are converting from conventional lighting to LED light. While the effects of light on crops have been heavily studied, it is important to also explore its effects on pests to update and implement more effective IPM strategies. By Rebekah Hest, Dr. Sarah Jandricic, and Sophie Krolikowski. » Read more...
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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Industry news 

KPU researchers awarded $1 million to grow idea for year-round sustainable berry production

Researchers at B.C.'s Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) are advancing plans to sustainably grow berries out of season in Canada with a $1 million award from the Weston Family Foundation. A proposal from the Institute for Sustainable Horticulture (ISH) at KPU has advanced to the Shepherd Phase of the Homegrown Innovation Challenge. » Brought to you by Sollum Technologies.

Capital grant to help Alberta's agricultural societies with repairs, upgrades

A capital grant will help Alberta’s agricultural societies with facility repairs and upgrades. Alberta’s government is launching the Agricultural Societies Infrastructure Revitalization Program, a new capital grant that allocates $2.5 million annually to help ag societies update existing facilities. These buildings are central hubs in their communities, offering residents and visitors opportunities to gather, build connections and engage with their neighbours. » Read More...


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