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2020 Canadian Greenhouse Conference pivots to virtual program

The Canadian Greenhouse Conference (CGC) announced its decision to cancel their trade show component and offer a select number of virtual speaker sessions this fall.

Ontario extends deferral of global adjustment charges

This relief is intended to prevent a marked increase in Global Adjustment charges due to the low electricity demand caused by the COVID-19 outbreak. 

BC commits an additional $250k to support agricultural e-commerce

Due to high demand from B.C. farmers and food companies, additional funding has been added to support more of the Buy BC e-commerce applications that were received after the initial funding was committed
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Featured News 
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Interpreting summer EC readings

COVID-19 has changed the way Dr. Mohyuddin Mirza conducts extension and diagnostics. In this case study, a greenhouse tomato grower sent him photos and mentioned leaf symptoms, which could be described as scorching, magnesium deficiency, mosaic, and puckering. With greenhouse and EC data in hand, here’s what he recommended. » Learn more
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A haven for northern growth

By combining renewable energy, vertical farming technology and crop production know-how, researchers are bringing fresh produce to this isolated northern hamlet. Known to organizers as the “grow pod”, this collaborative venture not only aims to develop crop production technology in the North, but empowers locals with the necessary tools and knowledge to grow plants of their own. » Learn more