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Niagara College breaks ground on new cutting-edge greenhouse

In Ontario, Niagara College has broken ground on a new, state-of-the-art greenhouse, which will plant the seeds for more innovation to benefit students and industry.

AdeptAg unveils North American Support Network

AdeptAg has established its North American Support Network (NASN). The NASN's purpose is to offer rapid, 24/7 support to key geographic regions where growers are investing in electrical and climate control systems as well as irrigation and automation solutions.

Roots are capable of measuring heat on their own, new study shows

Plant roots have their own thermometer to measure the temperature of the soil around them and they adjust their growth accordingly. Through extensive experiments, a team led by Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (MLU) in Germany, was able to demonstrate that roots have their own temperature sensing and response system.


Biopesticides Handbook

The Biopesticides Handbook details the benefits of biopesticides all along the food chain, offering a full spectrum and review of the range of organisms and organic products that may be used in the biological control of insects.

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Inside View: Education – Cost or investment?

As a Brit, I enjoy keeping an eye on football. It brings a full ten months’ season of drama and, hopefully, delightful unpredictability. Now that this year is in the books, post-season interviews with coaches often seem to provide quotes along the lines of ‘We’ll do better next year.' It made me think of a headline in Grower Talks recently: “Consistent, Relentless Improvement”. Absolutely. Of course, that article was not about ‘footy’, but was related to ornamentals cuttings and investing in facilities for improvement in product quality. By Gary Jones. » Learn more

Cloudy skies, cool temperatures are no match for CAST 2023

This year’s trip to the California Spring Trials (CAST) in late March was characterized by below-normal temperatures and wet weather. These cool overcast conditions, in some cases, played havoc with programming finished plants for CAST. By Rodger Tschanz. » Learn more
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Fruit and Vegetable Growers of Canada express concern over Port of Vancouver labour strike

The Fruit and Vegetable Growers of Canada (FVGC) has noted its concerns over the Port of Vancouver labour strike.  A press release states that the FVGC recognizes that the Port as a "vital artery for the operations of Canada's fresh produce industry." » Read More...

Fieldless Farms introduces cardboard packaging

Fieldless, a Canadian vertical farm, unveiled new packaging used for the first time in the leafy greens category as a solution to reduce single-use plastics. » Read More...

Partnership for commercial implementation of eco-friendly sterilization technology

Cold Plasma Group Inc. (CPG) has completed a cooperation and licensing agreement with GOC-NEXUS Europe GmbH to supply and to further scale up CPG’s plasma sterilization technology for cannabis. » Read More...


The Garden Center Show

August 8, 2023 | 400 W Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI » Learn More

Nursery/Landscape Expo

August 9, 2023 | 900 E Market St, San Antonio, Texas » Learn More

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