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Oct. 9, 2018

CGC’18 raises the bar yet again

If attendees thought the bar was set high from last year’s CGC, this year’s Canadian Greenhouse Conference topped it. Five concurrent sessions were held each day, along with a bustling trade show floor.

Lights on for greenhouse berries

With greenhouse strawberries becoming increasingly popular among consumers, how can supplemental lighting be used to help improve their production and potentially open avenues to other berry crops?

A.M.A. unveils new name

Announced during the Canadian Greenhouse Conference last week, long time distributor A.M.A. Plastics has changed their corporate name to A.M.A. Horticulture.
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How do consumers put a price on plants?

When a customer walks through a garden centre, how do they decide on a fair price for a hanging basket? Do they value it more because it’s bright and colourful, because it’s in bloom, or according to its overall size? The truth is that we don’t really know how consumers evaluate plants. Unknowns in consumer decision making are holding the industry back, affecting every level of the supply chain. » Learn more

Advancing Women in Agriculture (East)

Oct. 15-16, 2018
Location: Niagara Falls, ON
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Northeast Greenhouse Conference and Expo

Nov. 7-8, 2018
Location: Boxborough, MA
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Saskatchewan Green Trades Conference

Nov. 8-9, 2018
Location: Saskatoon, SK
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Nov. 14-16, 2018
Location: Drummondville, QC
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