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Nova Scotia greenhouses receive $300,000 to grow businesses

Through Nova Scotia’s Agriculture Business Advancer program, den Haan’s Greenhouses Ltd. and Forest Glen Greenhouses Ltd. will each receive $300,000.

Organic greenhouse grower receives funding for clean boiler system

Federal and provincial financial support will allow Atlantic Grown Organics to adopt a clean technology boiler system, a first of its kind to be installed in North America.

Canopy Growth closes two BC greenhouses

The company plans to close its facilities in Aldergrove and Delta, British Columbia, resulting in the elimination of approximately 500 positions.
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Featured News 
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Growing microgreens with LED

Many growers are attracted to this fast-growing, high-value crop. Chefs are drawn to microgreens for the bold flavors, colours and textures they bring to the table. Retail consumers seek them out for their high nutritional content. So how can LEDs enhance their enticing appearance and nutritional value? » Learn more
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New and notable: Automation and AI

With the rise in labour costs and ongoing demands for skilled employees, automated solutions could take care of more menial tasks for growers and free up their time. This edition of our new and notable section highlights solutions for plant spacing, cucumber grading and packaging, pest tracking, as well as data management and analysis. » Learn more

Canadian Horticultural Council AGM

Mar 10-12
Location: Ottawa, ON
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Location: Toronto, ON
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