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January 29, 2019

CAHRC leads new AgriWorkforce program

The Canadian Agricultural HR Council will be leading a new Quality AgriWorkforce Management Program, with a $279,239 investment in the nine-month project.

Tomato plant aroma could protect crops

Tomato plants emit an aroma in order to resist bacterial attacks. This aroma, a volatile compound, has great potential for protecting crops from infections, drought, and more.

Meet Canada’s delegates at Fruit Logistica

Attended by nearly 80,000 people, Fruit Logistica is the world’s largest fresh produce trade show. A relatively new entry, Canada has a country pavilion now in its third consecutive year.
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Bringing down the curtain on winter energy costs

The frigid temperatures that accompany a Canadian winter are hardly a surprise, but for a grower, the high energy costs associated with operating a greenhouse through the cold weather can be shocking. As the temperature drops, energy use climbs, and with temperatures falling well below freezing, heating a greenhouse to maintain an ideal crop environment can be an incredibly costly endeavour. » Learn more

Optimizing the spectral composition of light

Spectral composition refers to the various wavelengths that are present in the light incident to the plant canopy. Different light sources will have different spectral compositions. It is extremely important to understand that, while designing supplemental lighting in the greenhouse, the focus should be on optimizing the photosynthetic activity of the crops. » Learn more


Feb 19, 2019
Location: Niagara Falls, ON
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Northwest Flower & Garden Show

Feb 20-24, 2019
Location: Seattle, WA
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Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Convention

Feb 20-21, 2019
Location: Niagara Falls, ON
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