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December 8, 2015
FEATURED NEWS: Windset working to help Drive Away Hunger
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Steady crowds at poinsettia trials open house

The crowds were large and steady Thursday during the Ontario Poinsettia Cultivar Trial open house held at Linwell Gardens. >> Read full article

Cornies, VanderHout new OGVG vice-chairs

The Ontario Greenhouse Vegetable Growers (OGVG) has announced its board of directors for the 2015-16 growing season. >> Read full article

Biopesticide interviews now online

Check out our complete series of Grower Day videos and some key take-home messages. >> Read full article

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Diffuse Light For 25% More Fruit

A recent study showed that a greenhouse using a Svensson Harmony light-diffusing climate screen yielded 25% more marketable produce than a whitewashed greenhouse that was otherwise identical.

Is one shading method better for your plants than another? To find out, IFAPA research institute measured light, temperature, and production levels of two tomato-growing greenhouses over 122 days. The only variable was how the greenhouses were shaded.

The results were conclusive. At the end of the growing cycle, the whitewashed greenhouse yielded 9.9kg of marketable tomatoes per square meter, while the Harmony greenhouse yielded 12.4kg per square meter – an increase of 25%. >> Learn More

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Windset working to help Drive Away Hunger

Another great season is wrapping up at Windset Farm’s B.C. greenhouse. And with that, they celebrate another great season of local donations in support of the FCC Drive Away Hunger Campaign. >> Learn More…

 
 Event Calendar 
 

Congress 2016

Jan. 12-14, 2016
Location: Toronto, ON >> More Info

TPIE

Jan. 20-22, 2016
Location: Ft. Lauderdal, FL >> More Info

Guelph Organic Conference

Jan. 28-31, 2016
Location: Guelph, ON >> More Info