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Boosting strawberry quality with Dynamic LED lights

Canadians have a growing appetite for strawberries, prompting greenhouse growers and agronomists to review and refine best practices to keep up with the increasing demand.

OGVG celebrates region with launch of 'Greenhouse Goodness' campaign

The Ontario Greenhouse Vegetable Growers (OGVG) has launched the 'This is Greenhouse Goodness' campaign, which is designed to showcase the high concentration of greenhouses, achievements, and innovation of the sector in southwestern Ontario.

Alberta private school utilizing greenhouse to shape green minds

In Alberta, West Island College’s (WIC) 40-foot by 65-foot greenhouse aims to revolutionize the student experience. Under the guidance of WIC greenhouse manager Tim Kruchkowski of GreenprintsYYC, students have begun to combine theoretical learning with practical applications.

Mastronardi recognized for leadership in career development

The Business Excellence Award for Investing in a World Class Workforce was presented by the Chamber of Commerce in Leamington, Ont., and "recognizes a business that leads the way in preparing employees for the future by investing in skills development and training, providing career growth opportunities, and modelling lifelong learning."


Register now for CGC 2023

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

October is perhaps one of my most favourite months of the year. The dog days of summer are well behind us, the kids have settled into the school-year routine by now, we get to celebrate Halloween and Thanksgiving and let’s not forget that it’s the month the Canadian greenhouse industry comes together in Niagara Falls for two days to do business, share knowledge and network. What more could we want? » Learn more

Inside View: Is it time to level the pesticide playing field?

One of the renovations we’ve done to our new home was to replace a beaten-up single-glazed wooden French-style patio door with a new energy-efficient sliding door. Upon removing the old frame, to our horror we found a bunch of very lively Carpenter ants making chambers in the wooden surround. So, we tackled them with baits and sprays available from the home hardware store, but with minimal effect. When we called in the professionals, he obviously had access to ‘stronger’ products than I had. These have worked. But even our one-man-business terminator guy is feeling the pain of an uneven playing field when it comes to pesticide availability. Talking to growers, they of course are facing this on a much bigger scale. My experience made this issue all the more real. » Learn more
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Sollum Technologies launches research program in horticultural lighting

Sollum Technologies has launched a new research program and is set to partner with research centres and universities across the United States. The program, named S.E.A.R.C.H, is designed to enable researchers and institutions to bring about breakthroughs in the knowledge and practice of horticultural lighting while using Sollum's LED grow light solution. » Read More...

Biobest’s new crop-scanner digitizes IPM decision-making

The new Crop-Scanner from BioBest is designed to aid growers in scouting their crops quickly and accurately, while also enabling them to remotely monitor diseases and pests and determine trends in the crop. » Read More...

P.E.I. receives record investment through new Sustainable Canadian Agricultural Partnership

The Ministry of Agriculture and Agri-Food, and the Ministry of Agriculture for Prince Edward Island announced an investment of over $46 million into Prince Edward Island’s local agriculture industry under the new Sustainable Canadian Agricultural Partnership (Sustainable CAP). » 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