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April 23, 2019
Grower Day

AI tech company receives $3M in funding

The investment’s recipient is Ecoation, a BC-based company that combines robotics, machine learning to created automated solutions for detecting early signs of plant stress in greenhouse crops.

Goal is to recycle 100% of plastic ag jugs

Over the last thirty years, Cleanfarms has brought in a total of about 126 million plastic jugs that have been recycled into new products instead of disposed in landfill.

Clean energy plans for Peace Region

Once complete, industries and businesses in the Peace Region will have access to a cleaner supply of energy to power their operations, reducing greenhouse gas emissions by up to 2.6 megatonnes per year.
Sponsored Spotlight 

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Featured News 

Managing the rootzone from all sides

IRM stands for Integrated Rootzone Management, a comprehensive approach to creating and maintaining a rootzone with adequate water, nutrients, and oxygen, within an appropriate temperature range, and without being limited by abiotic or biotic stressors. All these elements are interconnected; so, to provide a healthy rootzone, an integrated approach is essential. » Learn more
Ernie Hardeman

Ministry launches mental health series

No matter how busy it gets, mental health and self-care should always be top of mind in the farming community. Ernie Hardeman, Ontario Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, is launching a new video series to raise awareness among farmers, their families and communities about how the unique challenges they face can impact mental health. » Learn more

Let’s Talk Disease: Cut flower diseases

April 23, 2019
Location: Online webinar
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June 11-13, 2019
Location: Netherlands
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Grower Day

June 18-19, 2019
Location: St. Catharines, ON
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