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February 12, 2019

Canadian packaging takes bronze in Berlin

A Canadian food-service and packaging company took home bronze at the Fruit Logistica Innovation Awards in Berlin this year for their recyclable and compostable strawberry packaging.

Call for global applicants to Dutch cannabis course

A new two-week intensive cannabis production course has just been introduced in the Netherlands, and they’re looking for applicants from around the globe.

Insider’s view on the state of the industry

One word to sum up the ‘state of the industry’. Precarious? Bewildering? Exciting?
In Part I of this ‘inside view’, Gary Jones of KPU looks at the state of gas, cannabis and labour.
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Small edibles pack big flavour in trials

Each year, a few vegetables are entered into the University of Guelph’s Vineland container trials as candidates for vegetables in small urban spaces. This edible plant category attracted attention at the trials, not only from the public, but from culinary professionals as well. Here are some of the highlights from this past season. » Learn more

Book overhauls concepts in greenhouse production

What if someone told you that plant physiology and physics could change the way you think about greenhouse climate control? In the book Plant Empowerment: The Basic Principles, authors have pooled their knowledge and experience to show the importance of balance in the greenhouse – whether in terms of energy, water or assimilates. » 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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