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Fruit Logistica shortlists Canadian firm for technology award

The shortlist of nominees for the 2024 Fruit Logistica Innovation Award (FLIA) has been released. Canada’s Croptracker, Inc., has been nominated for the FLIA Technology award for their Crop Load Vision (CLV) app. The mobile app was designed for counting pre harvested fruit using only a mobile iOS device.

Sollum Technologies and Delphy Improvement Centre to advance greenhouse LED grow light solution and irrigation strategies

Sollum Technologies has announced that they are joining the LED pepper trial at Delphy Improvement Centre, a research and training facility located in The Netherlands, whose mission is to advance greenhouse horticulture techniques.

Buy BC supports success of farmers, producers and processors

The Buy BC Partnership Program is providing $2 million this year to help eligible applicants with marketing efforts using the Buy BC logo on products or promotional materials to help consumers easily identify those products as B.C. products. Applications are open from Jan. 8 until Feb. 2, 2024.


Advancing horticulture production through research and education

Assiniboine Community College (ACC) was established in 1961 as the Brandon Vocational Training Centre, later becoming Assiniboine Community College in 1969. The greenhouse facility is home to applied research as well as the Horticultural Production and Sustainable Food Systems programs. By Jane De Pauw, Dr. Poonam Singh and Dr. Sajjad Rao. » Read more...

Managing vegetable crops in winter

Peppers are considered to be a tougher crop to grow through winter because of managing the balance between vegetative and generative growth. Production schedules have changed over the years. Two cropping systems are followed. One is to bring in 30- to 40- days-old seedlings in late December or early January and harvesting begins in March and continues until late November. The second cropping system is to plant seedlings in August. By Dr. Mohyuddin Mirza. » Read more...

Math for the Green Industry: Essential Calculations for Horticulture and Landscape Professionals

Get this comprehensive guide to the use of math in the Green Industry.

The authors provide clear explanations of all relevant mathematical principles and cover calculations inherent in all aspects of the Green Industry, from determining area and volume, to the application of fertilizers, pesticides, and growth regulators, to preparing design and installation cost estimates.

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Industry news 

Vineland releases 2023-2024 Innovation Report

Vineland Research and Innovation Centre have released their 2023-2024 Innovation Report, which covers the organization's latest research and development projects, as well as outlines their 2023-2026 strategic plan. Their specific innovations goals, as outlined by Ian Potter, president and CEO of Vineland include: 1. Diversify and enhance horticultural products for domestic and export markets. 2. Ensure new technologies are optimized for the Canadian environment. 3. Improve the connectivity of products and processes across supply and value chains. » Read More...


Pacific Agriculture Show

January 25, 2024 | Abbotsford, BC. »


January 26, 2024 | Ludwig-Erhard-Anlage, 1, Frankfurt am Main » Read More...

GreenTech Americas

March 12, 2024 | QRO, Mexico »

California Spring Trials

March 20, 2024 | California »

CPMA Convention & Trade Show

April 23, 2024 | 1055 Canada Pl, Vancouver, BC V6C 0C3 » Learn more...

Grower Day

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