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Canadian growers optimistic as Bill C-280 moves to second reading

Bill C-280, a bill that will provide fresh produce sellers in Canada with financial protection in case of buyer bankruptcy has moved to second reading in the Senate.

Ontario-based grower conducting trials to better understand light intensity and spectrum

Over the past eighteen months, P.L. Light Systems has been running a series of lighting trials in partnership with JC Green, a southern Ontario-based indoor cannabis cultivator. The purpose of these ongoing trials is to gain an evidence-based understanding between cannabis cultivation, light intensity, and light spectrum.

Presia Ag Insights launched to support regenerative agricultural practices

McCain Food has launched its newly formed business unit, Presia Ag Insights. The unit, based in Ontario and Eastern Canada, is comprised primarily of data scientists and software developers and aims to help farmers and crop-sourcing partners better evaluate and predict crop yields, optimize harvest timing and enhance on-farm sustainability practices.


Greenhouse Engineering

Greenhouse Engineering: Integrated Energy Management puts forward the concept of integrated energy management and modeling pertinent to greenhouses that will eventually help reduce the load on power grids, demand for fossil fuels and water, and supply CO2 for the greenhouse production.

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Aquaponics update

Here’s a look at some of the current aquaponics operations in Canada. From a profit perspective, revenues come first from crops due to their much shorter harvest timelines, and plant profits can be higher than fish, but not always. By Treena Hein. » Read more...

Sawaya Garden Trials 2023: Part 2

This month, we profile another 30 cultivars from the trials to consider their performance and consumer appeal. It is important to note that fertilizing the plants was challenging due to particularly rainy weather this season. This reflected on the varieties that are heavy feeders and the plants that are negatively impacted by rain. On the other hand, varieties that like lower fertilization performed much better than other years like Dahlias, impatiens, and slow growing varieties. By Melhem Sawaya. » Read more...
Industry news 

Kurt Dramm inducted into The Green Industry Hall of Fame

The International Green Industry Hall of Fame (IGIHOF) inducted Kurt Dramm with a Lifetime Achievement Award during the 2023 ceremony. His name will now be listed in the Green Industry Hall of Fame. The IGIHOF’s mission is to "recognize individuals and organizations for outstanding achievements in the green industry." » Read More...


Great Lakes Expo

December 5, 2023 | 303 Monroe Ave NW, Grand Rapids, Michigan » Learn more...

Landscape Ontario Congress

January 9, 2024 | 650 Dixon Road, Toronto, Ontario M9W 1J1, Canada » Read More...

Pacific Agriculture Show

January 25, 2024 | Abbotsford, BC. »

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...