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Proposed changes to AgriStability await provincial, territorial approval

The federal government is urging all provincial and territorial ministers to support proposed changes to the AgriStability program.

Ontario welcomes interim greenhouse floriculture specialist

With over 10 years of experience in agricultural research focused on greenhouse production, Andrew C. Wylie has stepped in as acting greenhouse floriculture specialist for OMAFRA.

Greenhouse producer harvests first crop of winter peppers in Canada

The first crop of winter-produced Canadian greenhouse peppers, grown under LED lighting, has been harvested.
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Plant Protection: Managing Greenhouse Insect & Mite Pests

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All the right ways to release biocontrol agents

Expecting a shipment of biocontrol agents? From unpacking and storage to placement and release, this short video will demonstrate proper unpacking, handling and release techniques to maximize your return on investment. » Learn more
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Delivering reliable power to the greenhouse

Developments in combined cool/heat power solutions have allowed greenhouse operators to conserve energy and reduce emissions. The system, which has the ability to run at an efficiency of up to 90 per cent, helps to offset natural gas consumption. Plus, it can lower energy costs, improve management and help the operator take proactive action. » Learn more