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New vertical farming system being franchised

Trusted Freshness™ Ltd. is Canada’s newest vertical farming enterprise with a 37,000 sq. ft. growing facility in Leduc, Alta. It is going through the final steps before launching its commercial operation.

Dog sniffs out weevils to protect peppers

Cam Lyons from NatureFresh Farms remembered hearing about dogs that are trained to sniff for bedbugs. If a dog could hunt and find those tiny crawlers, he thought, why not weevils?

Greenhouse operation fuelled by bitcoin mining

The heat generated by more than 30 computers, which verify bitcoin transactions by solving cryptographic puzzles, helps warm nearby plants in a makeshift greenhouse.
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Four P’s for Cannabis IPM

A well-crafted IPM strategy is very helpful for a cannabis grower to improve pod quality and minimize the losses. An effective integrated pest management plan consists of the four P’s: prevention, pinching, pruning and patience. » Learn more

Landscape Ontario's Congress'18

January 9-11, 2018
Location: Toronto Congress Centre
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March 2, 2018
Location: German Hall, 443 James St., Delhi, ON
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World Floral Expo

March 20-22, 2018
Location: Chicago
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