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Nov. 6, 2018

New board of directors for OGVG announced

Unveiling a new online voting system, over 80 per cent of eligible voters casted ballots in advance of the OGVG AGM that was held on October 23 at Pelee Island Winery.

Unwanted pesticide collections for NB

For farmers living in or near many New Brunswick communities, Cleanfarms is holding special collection events for leftover or unwanted agricultural pesticides.

Organic grower reduces days to harvest with lighting

Andrew Mans initially installed high pressure sodium (HPS) lights in the greenhouse, but quickly found that they had a high failure rate. Tired of the HPS’ frequent maintenance and unreliability, Andrew began to look for alternatives.
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A different light for ornamental grasses

Among all plant-specific wavelengths, blue wavelengths are known to favour photosynthesis and development of anthocyanins, which are responsible for the purple colouration found in plants. In contrast to HPS, LEDs allow such a customization of the spectrum, i.e. selecting only pure blue (wavelengths 450 to 495 nm). Their use in greenhouses would enhance purple pigmentation of purple ornamental grasses and lead to bushier, more vigorous plants. » Learn more

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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Green Industry Show

Nov 15-16, 2018
Location: Edmonton, AB
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