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Greenhouse supplies Wendy’s lettuce across Canada

Located in Coaldale, Alberta, its greenhouse technology allows Whole Leaf to capture and reduce water consumption by over 90 per cent compared to field grown lettuce.

CAST moves from spring to summer

Now officially known as the California Summer Trials, scheduled dates for the new summer trade event are Wednesday, June 23 through Sunday, June 27, 2021.

Alberta green trades show goes virtual

Virtual GISC 2020 will be held November 18-20th. The expanded schedule will allow attendees to balance virtual attendance with real life responsibilities.
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Hydroponic Food Production, 7th Edition

Hydroponic Food Production, Seventh Edition is a comprehensive guide to soilless culture with extensively new and updated contents from the previous edition published in 2001.

The text describes the most successful growing cultures to use with specific crops and details media as well as hydroponic techniques. Chapters cover nutrient uptake and mixing as well as deficiencies and their symptoms, plant nutrition, nutrient solution, water culture, tropical hydroponics and special applications, plant culture, nutrient film technique, gravel culture, and more. Learn More
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19 Consequences of viciously impeded development

COVID-19 caused irreparable damage and losses to many growers. Others were not as severely hurt, and a few ended up doing better than in previous years. Here are the 19 consequences of viciously impeded development (COVID) and business practices that could help an operation weather through uncertain times – pandemic or not. » Learn more
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Healthy vegetable roots from start to finish

One kilogram of roots requires at least 200 mg of oxygen per hour, and the root tips use even more. The water you are feeding is, at most, saturated with 9 mg of oxygen per liter. When feeding 1 liter per m2 per hour, the additional 191 mg of oxygen required should be present in the root area itself. Being short of oxygen will result in part of the roots dying. » Learn more

Cultivate ‘20

July 13-16
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New Blooms

July 16
Sturgeon County, AB
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