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September 24, 2019
Paul Boers

Purpose-built container feeds organic movement

Canadian greenhouse growers looking to enter the organic market may be interested to find that, among a list of requirements, substrate volume is mandated as well.

Automated facility to save water, energy and labour

A Vancouver-based start-up has developed a new type of growing environment for growing hemp and cannabis, different from the greenhouse or warehouse.

Requests for phytosanitary certificates to come online

Beginning late fall 2019, all plant exporters will be able to request phytosanitary certificates online through My CFIA following the completion of a pilot project.
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Predatory mites

Creating a standing army: Supplemental foods for predatory mites

Generalist predatory mites can sustain their populations by consuming non-pest supplemental foods. This allows predators to be applied even before a pest prey is present on the crop. Having an active and well-fed population of beneficial bugs offers a better, preventative strategy against invading arthropod pests. Here were the foods tested. » Learn more
Predatory mites

Making the most of your predatory mites: Handling and care

Commercially available predatory mites can be categorized as specialist or generalist predators. Specialist predators are used for targeting specific pests in the greenhouse, while generalists are used as a preventative method against a variety of different pests. Find out how different species of mites need different environments in order to work optimally. » Learn more
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Nova fungicide approved for greenhouse eggplant

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Ag technology innovators to pitch proposals

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CannTrust licence suspended

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Over $41k raised for floriculture

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New agricultural environmental management regulations for BC

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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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Canadian Greenhouse Conference

Oct 9-10, 2019
Location: Niagara Falls, ON
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