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Grant program seeks Niagara water quality improvement projects

Selected projects are eligible for up to $15,000, and the deadline has been extended to November 9, 2021.

Mandatory isolation support for temporary foreign workers extended

The extended program will provide a maximum support of $1,500 for each temporary foreign worker, to employers who are required to isolate workers.

Leamington seeks input on light pollution

Leamington’s council voted unanimously to seek more information from growers and the public before considering a light pollution bylaw.
Sponsored Spotlight 

This Bell Pepper Handling system will revolutionize your process! ​

The global supplier in greenhouse logistics, Berg Hortimotive, introduces the PepperShuttle Harvesting System.

Advanced safety features and a budget-friendly technology define this system. It is being adapted by growers all over the world, from Australia to Mexico! >> Learn more
Featured News 
Feature 1

A sweet opportunity for sweet potatoes

Sweet potatoes have risen in popularity among Canadian consumers in recent years. A recent report by the Greenbelt Foundation explains how local production with greenhouse-grown slips could expand to meet 79 per cent of Ontario’s consumption. » Learn more
Feature 2

How much calcium and magnesium do chrysanthemums need?

Using this strategy, researchers at the University of Guelph were able to reduce about 87.5 per cent of calcium and magnesium delivered over the crop cycle to two subirrigated chrysanthemum cultivars. » Learn more
Annex Bookstore 

Optimal Control of Greenhouse Cultivation

Greenhouse control system manufacturers produce equipment and software with hundreds of settings and, while they hold training courses on how to adjust these settings, there is as yet no integrated instruction on when or why.

Consolidating 30 years of research in greenhouse climate control, Optimal Control of Greenhouse Cultivation utilizes mathematical models to incorporate the wealth of scientific knowledge into a feasible optimal control methodology for greenhouse crop cultivation. >> Learn more

eLearning modules equip businesses for regular food donations

Of the available online modules on food waste reduction, A Donor’s Guide to Food Recovery can help answer food donation questions by greenhouse producers. » Read more

Sollum inks smart lighting deal with Demers

The 0.5 hectares of greenhouse space will help develop light recipes for commercial-scale greenhouse pepper production during the winter in Quebec. » Read more

Vineland releases third Canadian-bred rose

Named Aurora Borealis, the rose has already been declared 2021 Plant of the Year by Canada Blooms. » Read more