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British Columbia's Ministry of Agriculture has published a discussion paper to guide local governments in regulating combined heat and power (CHP) generation at greenhouses in the province's Agricultural Land Reserve (ALR).
Last week the federal government along with the province announced the start of Growing Forward 2, a multi-million dollar, five-year agreement to help Canada’s agri-food industry grow profits, expand its markets and manage risk.
LumiGrow’s Cash for Clunkers program offers commercial growers a $150 rebate for each high intensity discharge greenhouse light fixture they replace with one of the company’s LED luminaires.
The Ontario government is once again tabling legislation to strengthen and improve the agri-food industry in the province. New legislation in the form of Bill 130 (coined the Local Food Act) will raise awareness about local food and bring increased sales to growers across the province.
Assiniboine Community College's sustainable greenhouse will officially open with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on March 28, almost a year after the sod-turning ceremony that launched the project.
Canadian natural gas prices hit a four-month high amid forecasts of cooler weather across North America and declining supplies in Canada.
Feb. 25, 2013, Ottawa — Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) is now accepting applications for funding from SD Tech Fund to support clean tech entrepreneurs.
In the last 30 years, the greenhouse industry has experienced significant changes. New technologies have not only brought an increase in production levels, but have also allowed more competitors to enter the industry, leading to smaller margins.
If you are one of the more than 7,000 Ontario Greenbelt farmers, a new program is being rolled out just for you. The Ontario Soil and Crop Improvement Association (OSCIA) in conjunction with the Friends of the Greenbelt Foundation are working together to promote innovative, economic farming practices that will support the environment.
The final deadline to apply for funding from the Canadian Agricultural Adaptation Program (CAAP) is March 14.
Some greenhouse operators keen to cut their energy bills are finding the installation of double energy curtain systems to be a wise move.
Dirty electricity is a term we are hearing more often, in particular if you live in rural Ontario, Michigan or Wisconsin. Stray voltage from electrical lines and substations may have a direct impact on human, animal and possibly plant health in the rural community.
The Agricultural Adaptation Council is looking for short-term, innovative projects that fit the Canadian Agricultural Adaptation Program (CAPP) project objectives.
Canadians can expect to pay more for natural gas this winter, but supply will be plentiful, according to the National Energy Board’s (NEB) Winter Energy Outlook.
Technologies developed for space exploration will be adapted to develop local food production capabilities in the Northwest Territories, thanks to new funding from the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency.

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