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June 11, 2019

Feds announce ban on single-use plastics

The federal government has announced a ban on harmful single-use plastics by as early as 2021.This will support the Canada-wide Strategy on Zero Plastic Waste.

Survey reveals Canadians' views on agriculture

Nine-in-ten (89%) Canadians from coast to coast are either very or somewhat confident in the safety of food grown or produced in Canada; less so (64%) with the United States.

Fresh produce group addresses plastic waste in Canada

The CPMA Plastic Packaging Working Group will be identifying the challenges and opportunities facing the produce industry and looking at alternatives to single-use plastics.
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Grower heats up in Northern Canada

Armed with the latest greenhouse technology, this Yukon grower is bringing fresh vegetables to Canada’s northern climates. But unlike many other greenhouses in southern parts of Canada, this grower’s latest 30,000-square-foot vegetable greenhouse expansion runs on an automated biomass boiler. » Learn more

Working towards well-balanced ventilation

Typically, the main driver for large window openings is temperature control. It is often believed that temperature is the key to plant development, and that a too-high temperature reading must be avoided at all times. The ultimate goal of the ventilation strategy, however, should be to support the plant’s water balance and to ensure CO2 uptake for photosynthesis. » Learn more


June 11-13, 2019
Location: Netherlands
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Grower Day

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

June 18-20, 2019
Location: Miami, FL
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Greenhouse Biological Conference

June 19, 2019
Location: New Haven, CT
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