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Dec. 18, 2018

New food safety regulations start January

The new Safe Food for Canadians Regulations (SFCR) are coming into force starting January 15, 2019, and some businesses will need licences for the regulations’ debut.

Vertical farmer switches to cannabis

Top 10 Under 40 alumni Brian and Roberta Bain have tackled microgreens and herbs in their vertical farming facility before. This time, they’ve taken on a new crop – cannabis.

Kingsville residents raise concerns

Removal of natural vegetation, light pollution and noisy trucks are just some factors brought up in a Kingsville Council meeting. OGVG defends the town's greenhouses.
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Budding in: A different flower takes cover

Recreational cannabis has been legal for months now, but the full effects of legalization on the Canadian greenhouse flower and vegetable industry remain to be seen. For starters, some growers have switched part of their production to cannabis, partnered with cannabis firms or sold out completely, but others are expanding their existing vegetable or flower production. The net gain or loss in the long run is anyone’s guess. » Learn more

Landscape Ontario Congress

Jan. 9-11, 2019
Location: Toronto, ON
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Tropical Plant International Expo

Jan 16-18, 2019
Location: Fort Lauderdale, FL
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IPM Essen

Jan 22-25, 2019
Location: Essen, Germany
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Guelph Organic Conference and Tradeshow

Jan 24-27, 2019
Location: Guelph, ON
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