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January 8, 2019
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Transplanting with robotics

AutoStix is an open source transplanting system. Not only does it automate the labour-intensive and often slow process of sticking cuttings, the strips are biodegradable.

E. coli outbreak ends for Canada

Residents in Ontario, Quebec and New Brunswick no longer need to avoid eating romaine lettuce and salad mixes containing romaine lettuce, says the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC).

WeedMD adds six grow rooms

WeedMD Inc announced it has added six additional grow rooms to its greenhouse in Strathroy, Ontario, boosting its production capacity to 110,000 square foot.
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Help wanted! The case for new biocontrol

Despite the development of sophisticated biocontrol programs, pests such as whiteflies, spider mites, thrips and aphids remain an ongoing challenge. Biologicals do not work equally well in all crops or jurisdictions. Some pests currently have no biological solutions. As a result, growers are periodically forced to use pesticides and few of them are truly compatible with natural enemies. How can we eliminate the need for pesticide intervention, preserve the integrity of biocontrol systems, and conform to market demands for ‘pesticide-free’ produce? » 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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