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Electricity demand in the South Peace Region is increasing due to natural gas exploration and development.
Thirty years ago, the crop protection industry in Canada planted the seeds of a voluntary stewardship program in Prairie communities to collect empty agricultural plastic jugs for recycling. The idea took root and since then, Cleanfarms has expanded the program across Canada bringing in a total of about 126 million plastic jugs that have been recycled into new products instead of disposed in landfill.
No matter how busy it gets, mental health and self-care should always be top of mind in the farming community.
Federal foundation, Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) has announced an investment of $3 million in an AI-based platform for pest management and yield prediction technology.
A new bloom has dawned in Vineland’s 49th Parallel Collection of bred-in-Canada garden and landscape roses.
Canopy Growth has acquired Spain-based licensed producer Cáñamo y Fibras Naturales, S.L (‘Cafina’).
Decades after the last human set foot on the moon, NASA is contemplating setting up a permanent base there or sending astronauts to Mars. Accomplishing those goals, however, will require a few green thumbs.
In the long lore of gardeners, the marigold is thought to do something to help tomatoes avoid pests. New research finds that it isn’t just lore.
Lambert Peat Moss is one of the key players in the peat moss industry in Quebec. To ensure its growth, the company is receiving a repayable contribution of $1.9 million from Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions. With this financial assistance, the SME will be able to improve its productivity through the adoption of advanced automated technologies and develop new high-value-added horticultural products.
Keith Cable has been appointed to the newly created role of president at Dümmen Orange, North America.
With the last 20 per cent of its phase 2 expansion now approved, CannTrust’s entire Pelham facility of 450,000 sq. ft. is now licenced.
A free, open-source mobile app now lets everyone from plant researchers to gardeners and farmers know exactly how much damage insect pests cause when they chomp on leaves.
Kingsville greenhouse growers were some of the big award winners at the annual CPMA (Canadian Produce and Marketing Association) Convention and Trade Show last week.
Valleybrook Gardens is leading a horticultural tour through South Africa this October, and they’re inviting participants.
Earlier this year, the federal government announced an investment of up to $7 million to the biomass cluster under the Canadian Agricultural Partnership.

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