Niagara College welcomed its first class of future cannabis industry leaders and officially launched its one-of-a-kind Commercial Cannabis Production (Graduate Certificate) program at its Niagara-on-the-Lake Campus yesterday.
NatureFresh Farms’ continued partnership with Forgotten Harvest, a perishable food rescue and redistribution organization in Michigan, is projected to reallocate about 600,000 pounds of produce to feed food-insecure families in the metro-Detroit area.
City council denied an application in July from federally licensed grower The Green Organic Dutchman to build a 130,000-square-foot greenhouse for medical marijuana on Jerseyville Road in Ancaster. City planners had recommended the project despite a bylaw size limit of 24,000 square feet for rural pot production.
MedFlora Pharmaceutical Inc. has submitted an application to purchase Crown land in Logan Lake Industrial Park, BC to build a greenhouse for medicinal plants, including cannabis.
The bilateral free trade agreement between Mexico and the US moved forward this week with adjustments and news provisions reportedly being made – without Canada.
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada has announced a research investment of up to $8.3 million to the Organic Federation of Canada, with an additional $4.4 million in contributions from the industry.
Gearing up for the launch of legal, recreational cannabis, the Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation (NSLC) has recently entered into two agreements with licensed producers Aphria and Organigram for the supply of cannabis and cannabis-derived products.
Fertilizer Canada and the Professional Association in Crop Nutrition (PACN) have announced a new partnership to help Québec growers maximize crop yields with minimal loss to the environment.
The BC Greenhouse Growers’ Association has launched a new ‘Did You Know’ video series.
This month, the Government of Canada announced an investment of over $2 million in genomics research for disease resistance in greenhouse vegetables.
Through its FCC AgriSpirit fund, Farm Credit Canada is giving $1.5 million to 84 rural community projects across Canada.
Ball Seed has welcomed two news sales representatives into the fold.
Looking for updates on the latest developments and trends in biological products? The Biological Products Industry Alliance (BPIA) will be holding their fall meeting and Sustainability Symposium in Rochester, New York from October 9 to 10.
Goldleaf Pharm has purchased 20 acres next to its current site in Simcoe, ON to build a greenhouse production facility.
The Government of Aruba has approved a vertical farming project using Canadian company Affinor Growers’ vertical farming technology.

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