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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.

The Rural Economic Development Program received $4.3M from Ontario government

The Government of Ontario has allocated over $4.3 million in funding for up to 80 projects as a part of the latest intake of the Rural Economic Development Program. The RED program works to support projects that diversify rural economies, retain skilled workers, and create jobs in local communities.

Genome Canada supports USask agricultural research

Nine Interdisciplinary Challenge Teams (ICTs), a part of Genome Canada’s Climate-Smart Agriculture and Food Systems initiative (CSAFS), were announced last week. These projects from across Canada are meant to explore innovative and sustainable solutions for Canada’s food chain and agricultural production.


Jiffy Pots: Boosting Sustainability & Yields for Growers

Jiffy introduces new compostable pots at sizes 2.2 and 2.4 inches, manufactured in Canada. Made from organic, biodegradable materials like coir or peat, these pots not only reduce landfill waste but also improve plant quality. Engineered for better water retention and yield, they support robust root systems and are compatible with automated systems. Visit us at CGC booth #505 to learn more.

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Pest and disease management at Cultivate ‘23

Pest and disease management was a major topic of discussion at Cultivate 2023 in Columbus, OH, this past July. Panel discussions, information sessions and even the trade floor provided some much-needed insight and advice on a variety of issues growers face. The following is a very brief overview of what’s new and what’s coming down the pipeline in the ongoing battle raging in greenhouses across North America. By Amy Kouniakis. » Learn more

Addressing aphids

Within the rapidly growing cannabis industry, aphids, such as the cannabis aphid (Phorodon cannabis) and the rice root aphid (Rhopalosiphum rufiabdominalis), have emerged as formidable adversaries in commercial cannabis cultivation. These pests contribute to significant yield reductions, quality degradation, and consequential financial losses, leading to severe economic implications. By Scott Golem. » Learn more
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Kelowna's AgriForest biotechnology secures $187,980 funding from NRC for crop innovation

AgriForest Bio-Technologies Ltd., a plant biotechnology company based in Kelowna has received advisory services and funding of up to $187,980 from the National Research Council of Canada's Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC/ IRAP) for its research and development project. » Read More...

Pure Flavor acquires MightyVine

Pure Flavor has acquired MightyVine, a midwest CEA tomato grower and brand in Rochelle, IL, just west of Chicago. MightyVine’s 30-acre facility with lit production provides greenhouse-grown tomatoes year-round to Chicago and its surrounding regions. » Read More...

Hybrid farm project gets $472k in federal funding

The Village Indoor Farm Living Lab project has received $472,560 in new federal funding through the Green and Inclusive Community Buildings program, which will enable upgrades to HVAC and electrical systems and as well as windows. » Read 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

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