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Projected LED sales growth in report spotlight

A recent report from Navigant Research examines the market for lighting within horticultural applications, including global forecasts for unit sales and revenue, segmented by region, horticultural type, lamp type, equipment type, and construction type, through 2024. >> Read full article

High produce prices affecting consumption: U of G survey

Rising fresh fruit and vegetable prices have changed Canadians’ purchasing behaviours, from reducing consumption to product substitution to buying frozen vegetables, according to a new survey from the University of Guelph. >> Read full article

Getting energized: a roundup of alternative energy projects

In our August edition last year we presented an overview of a few of the new alternative energy projects across the country. This year, we have more exciting news to share, along with some recent updates. >> Read full article

 Sponsor’s Message 

CanWest Hort Expo I September 28&29
Tradex, Abbotsford, B.C.

CanWest is Western Canada’s premier nursery, greenhouse and landscape trade show attracting attendees from throughout Western Canada and the Pacific Northwest. CanWest has expanded to include a ‘Greenhouse Zone’ featuring the latest equipment and technology. Booths are selling fast – nearly 70% sold! Reserve yours now. Contact Karen De Jong to reserve your space: 604.575.3504 or

Tradex is immediately adjacent to the Abbotsford International Airport. Find all the show details, including hotel and special travel offers with West Jet at >> Learn More

 Featured News 
Greenhouse Grower Day

Biostimulants and IPM among Grower Day sessions

Attendees from throughout southwestern Ontario and as far away as Quebec attended yesterday’s Greenhouse Canada Grower Day. >> Learn More…

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Expo Awards 2016

Nomination Deadline Approaching

Know of a customer, supplier or contact who has experienced growth and success exporting their goods to the world? Nominate them for a prestigious Ontario Export Award! Fill out an online nomination form before the deadline date of June 30, 2016.

Or, recognize your own company’s exporting achievements by applying for an award yourself. Either way, it’s simple with our quick and efficient online forms.

The awards are free to enter and finalists and winners will be recognized at the annual Gala in Toronto this Fall. >> Learn More

 Event Calendar 

Greenhouse Canada Grower Day

June 15, 2016
Location: St. Catharines, Ont. >> More Info


July 9-12, 2016
Location: Columbus Convention Center, Columbus, OH. >> More Info

All-America Selections Summer Summit

August 24-26, 2016
Location: Madison, Wis. >> More Info