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November 5, 2019

2019 Poinsettia Trials: What to expect

The poinsettia trials open house is back. Scheduled for November 19, 2019, the trials will feature over 120 varieties, as well as a speakers program with a heavy focus on pest control.

Aphria doubles cultivation capacity

Aphria has received their cultivation licence from Health Canada for Aphria Diamond, the company’s second Leamington, Ontario-based cannabis greenhouse facility.

Ontario invests in agri-food literacy

Over the next year, Ontario will provide up to $400,000 to AgScape, an organization that delivers curriculum-linked learning materials and programming in classrooms across the province.
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Greenhouse pests

Key tips for minimizing greenhouse pests

Pests are perennial problems in the greenhouse, but as technology continues to evolve, so do various ways of eradicating pests. Charlie McKenzie of CropWalk and Allison Kopf of Artemis, talk about today's biggest pain points in pest management, costly mistakes they've encountered, and how innovative technology fits into future solutions. » Learn more
Balancing climate controls

Balancing climate controls

Day or night, promoting a crop’s self-cooling strategies and improving temperature uniformity under a blackout screen can help produce higher quality and higher yielding plants, all while saving on energy costs. Here are heating, lighting and ventilation strategies to keep in mind during different times of the day. » Learn more
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