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September 3, 2019

Low thrips levels offer chance to experiment

Over the past few months, Jandricic’s team has been monitoring several thrips species inside and outside of several mum operations in southwestern Ontario.

Nominees for cannabis awards announced

Grow Up Conference and Expo has announced nominees for its first annual Grow Up Awards Gala taking place on September 12, 2019, in Niagara Falls, Ontario.

Collection dates for unwanted pesticides

Cleanfarms is gearing up to run its 2019 collection program for unwanted pesticides for farmers who want to dispose of these old materials safely and securely.
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Fresh produce

Fresh produce industry takes steps away from plastic

The global movement around reducing plastic use is gaining momentum. Canada announced its intent to ban single-use plastics and hold companies responsible for plastic waste. Details are limited to date as to what that will mean and how it will be rolled out, but it’s a clear signal that it won’t be business as usual moving forward. » Learn more

Timely tip: Assessing whitefly pressure in poinsettia

If you started out using biological control for whitefly in your poinsettia crop this year, you’ve now reached a crucial tipping point. Based on the size of your Bemisia whitefly population in mid-late September, your populations could end up being too high by November to effectively bring under control. Ultimately, this could affect sales. » Learn more
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Plug and Cutting Conference

Sept 4, 2019
Location: Charlotte-Concord, NC
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Salon du Végétale

Sept 10-12, 2019
Location: Nantes, France
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Sept 10-12, 2019
Location: Birmingham, UK
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SAF Conference

Sept 18-21, 2019
Location: Amelia Island, FL
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