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September 17, 2019

Finalists of autonomous greenhouse challenge

After a 24-hour hackathon in which 21 international teams took part, five finalists emerged. The hackathon hosted more than 200 participants and 26 nationalities.

BC producer launches eight cannabis strains

Pure Sunfarms formally launched its brand and introduced eight strains of dried cannabis flower into the Canadian recreational market this week.

Review of temporary foreign worker program continues

Engaging with employers, workers and other stakeholders, the federal government is working on ways to modernize the TFW Program's Primary Agriculture Stream.
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CGC 19

Register now for CGC’19

The Canadian Greenhouse Conference is Canada’s foremost event for all crops grown under cover. Join growers, speakers and exhibitors from around the world in beautiful Niagara Falls, to network, discover and learn. The CGC is your Canadian resource for the business of growing! Conference information, program and exhibitor listings are available on our website.
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Cucumber virus

Leave the cucumber virus at the door

It’s been almost five years since the cucumber green mottle mosaic virus (CGMMV) was first reported in Greenhouse Canada, but that doesn’t mean growers should be any less vigilant. Like other tobamoviruses, CGMMV can survive on stored seed for years, but that isn’t its main form of transmission. » Learn more
CGC 19

A sneak preview of the 2019 Canadian Greenhouse Conference

The Canadian Greenhouse Conference is celebrating its 40th anniversary! Forty years is quite a legacy, and the CGC is proud to continue to support the greenhouse industry with an event that educates and inspires. This year’s conference hosts the largest tradeshow to date. To help plan your itinerary, here are highlights of the upcoming show. » Learn more
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Annex Bookstore

Polytunnels, Greenhouses & Protective Cropping

This comprehensive book covers all aspects of protected horticulture. It discusses the appropriate setting for a greenhouse enterprise, and covers greenhouse design principles and commercial greenhouses. It also considers cladding materials, the development and use of polythene-clad tunnel structures, and greenhouse energy sources. The greenhouse environment, growing rooms, irrigation, composts, and other growing media are examined as well as plant nutrients, fertilizers, pest and disease control, nursery hygiene, and much more. >> Order now

SAF Conference

Sept 18-21, 2019
Location: Amelia Island, FL
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Ball Grower Day

Sept 24, 2019
Location: Langley, BC
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CIB Symposium

Sept 25-28, 2019
Location: Yarmouth, NS
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Sept 25-26, 2019
Location: Abbotsford, BC
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