Ontario may still feel like it’s in the deep freeze of a long winter, but fruit and vegetable producers across the province are already busy preparing for the upcoming growing season.
Vineland Research and Innovation Centre (Vineland) has named a new chief executive officer.
Information on the Economics of Production and Marketing Greenhouse Crops in Alberta has been published. It captures the 2017 costs and returns of greenhouse crop production in the province. Emmanuel Anum Laate, senior crop economist with Alberta Agriculture and Forestry (AF), looks at its findings.
Quebec cannabis producer HEXO has acquired Oakville-based Newstrike, parent of Up Cannabis Inc., in a transaction valued at $263 million. This includes 470,000 sq. ft. in production space and a branding relationship with members of The Tragically Hip.
Mastronardi Produce is teaming up with entrepreneur John Paul DeJoria to make quality, flavourful produce more accessible to underserved markets around the globe.
Chatham-Kent is about to benefit from access to natural gas.
Nominations for Greenhouse Canada magazine’s annual awards are open once again – and this time, there's a new addition.
The federal government has announced an investment of up to $11.5 million to the horticulture cluster under the Canadian Agricultural Partnership. With an additional $6.5 million in contributions from industry, the total investment will be $18 million.
Chartwells, Canada's largest educational foodservice provider, and The Growcer, announced an exclusive partnership that will bring 'the 100 foot farm' to college and university campuses across Canada.
Specialty and custom chemical manufacturer MFG Chemical is expanding its supply chain staff.
Growers will soon have access to Westhoff’s line of spring annuals in Basewell form for 2020.
From March 22 to May 6, 2019, farmers, processors and agri-food businesses can apply for project funding support under the Canadian Agricultural Partnership.
A new geothermal power facility has been planned near Estevan, SK, and the agricultural sector is proposed to benefit from it.
The University of Guelph is currently conducting a survey to gather information on how and why Ontario farmers may use blockchains on the farm, including greenhouses.
Growers around the world share many pest management problems. However, for producers of minor crops - crops that are high in value but grown on small acreages such as fruits, seeds, forages, and other specialty crops - access to pest management tools can be limited.

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