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Canadians want temporary migrant workers to remain

The poll found that more than eight in 10 Canadians would support or somewhat support providing a way for temporary migrant workers to remain in Canada.

North America’s greenhouse capital passes light abatement by-law

The municipality of Leamington, Ont. passed a greenhouse light abatement by-law to curb light pollution concerns last week.

Saskatchewan reduces tax rates, renews emergency payments and announces recovery rebates

Saskatchewan has rolled out a number of financial tools to help businesses weather through and recover from COVID.
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Plant Protection: Managing Greenhouse Insect & Mite Pests

Raymond A. Cloyd, an extension Specialist in Ornamental Entomology/Integrated Pest Management at Kansas State University, discusses the common insect and mite pests of ornamental crops and how to treat their infestations. Cloyd explains insecticide and chemical classes and modes of operation, proper tank mixing procedures, application coverage and timing, and pesticide storage.

He also talks about phytotoxicity and the effects of pH on chemical effectiveness. A final chapter on pest identification describes common insets and mite pests, their feeding patterns and damage to crops, and control methods. >> Learn more
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Signs your greenhouse cucumbers need calcium

There is one particular deficiency that Dr. Mohyuddin Mirza says he’s seen in some fall crops. Pictured here is a cucumber crop planted in early October and expected to go through winter under supplemental lights. What’s also shown is a typical case of calcium deficiency. Here are some key pointers for diagnosis and corrective action. » Learn more
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More for less: Lowering N, P and K in mums

Over the past decade, this research group has investigated a nutrient delivery strategy that improves macronutrient use efficiency in subirrigated pot chrysanthemums without negatively affecting crop production or quality. Now, their commercial and research trials have pushed the envelope even further, using 75% less N/P/K than the industry standard. » Learn more