Canada’s west coast horticultural trade show, CanWest will be running September 25 to 26 in Abbotsford, B.C.
Mucci Farms has acquired controlling interest of Leamington, Ontario-based Orangeline Farms, including its existing greenhouse and warehouse facilities, and additional land with plans for expansion.
Foreign workers who help fill labour shortages in a wide range of B.C. sectors will be better protected under a new government licensing requirement for recruiters.
Residential borough Côte-des-Neiges–Notre-Dame-de-Grâce of Montréal, QC, has announced the establishment of a temporary urban agriculture project, including plans for a future greenhouse site.
A federal investment of over $1.4 million was announced to help develop alternative approaches to pesticide use for Canadian fruit and vegetable greenhouse growers.
Grow Up Conference and Expo has announced nominees for its first annual Grow Up Awards Gala taking place on September 12, 2019, in the Greg Frewin Theatre in Niagara Falls, Ontario.
Kingsville-based greenhouse operator, Mastronardi Produce have partnered with entrepreneur John Paul DeJoria to develop the world's largest and most technologically advanced indoor farming project.
A fire at Pioneer Flower Farms late Friday night engulfed residential buildings housing migrant workers.
A federal investment of up to $600,000 has been announced under the Innovative Solutions Canada (ISC) program for four new projects, all aiming to create new sustainable solutions for the agriculture and agri-food sectors.
Yesterday, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Marie-Claude Bibeau, along with Andy Fillmore, Member of Parliament for Halifax, highlighted the $50 million Local Food Infrastructure Fund, designed to reduce food insecurity, support community-based organizations, and strengthen local food production through the recently launched Food Policy for Canada.
CannTrust’s manufacturing facility in Vaughan, Ont. has been deemed non-compliant by Health Canada.
Jungle Talks, in close cooperation with leading horticultural companies Koppert Biological Systems, Ridder Group and Agro Energy is currently selecting candidates for the second edition of the Pro Manager Mastercourse – Floriculture.
The federal government is launching a three-year economic immigration pilot that aims to attract and retain experienced, non-seasonal workers by providing them with an opportunity to become permanent residents.
CannTrust has fired CEO Peter Aceto and board chair, Eric Paul has resigned.
A recent competition by Wageningen University & Research (WUR) in the Netherlands and Tencent, a corporate sponsor, challenged top researchers and experts in the world to create an artificial intelligence (AI) greenhouse control system that could grow a successful crop with limited resources including minimum direct human involvement.

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