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Allegro Acres to be first Canadian producer of winter peppers

Starting in November, Sollum Technologies’ smart LED lighting solution will be implemented at Allegro Acres, a family-owned greenhouse pepper farm.

Partnership with Windset Farms to reduce 26,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide

Changes to a Delta greenhouse will help grow vegetables using about half the amount of natural gas to heat the facility.

Roundtable examines challenges, opportunities for women in agriculture

Farm Credit Canada’s Women Entrepreneur Program has already helped 1,391 women with loans under this program, totalling more than $994.5 million.
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New ways of delivery push boundaries of biocontrol

From blister packs and satchets on sticks, to delivery by drones and bees, here’s a selection of new and notable developments in delivery systems, and how they could make life better for the greenhouse sector. » Learn more
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Eggplants: A unique greenhouse opportunity

Perhaps not the first vegetable that comes to mind, greenhouse eggplants garner a premium over their field-grown counterparts. Approximately 16 per cent of eggplants sold in Ontario are grown locally, presenting an opportunity that could be filled locally. » Learn more
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Top global greenhouse pest concerns identified

Tomato leafminer (Tuta absoluta), thrips and Russet mites emerged among the top three crop pest priorities for the global greenhouse industry. » Read more...

Alberta greenhouse report identifies challenges, opportunities

Anticipated business threats include higher energy costs, markets and prices, labour shortages, import competition, taxes and regulation and currency fluctuations. » Read more...

Roelands named one of Canada’s top growing companies

The vegetable seedling propagator was among 400 businesses named Canada’s top growing companies by the Globe and Mail. » Read more...