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2021 LMHIA Horticultural Growers’ Short Course goes online

Held in conjunction with the B.C.-based Pacific Agriculture Show the short course will be running Jan. 28 to Jan. 30. Here are some topics for the greenhouse sector.

HilverdaFlorist, Takii to collaborate on pot gerbera breeding

HilverdaFlorist and Takii announced they are growing their existing relationship with a collaboration on pot gerbera breeding to meet customer demand in a rapidly changing market.

Lighting and curtain technologies curb light pollution, stabilize greenhouse climate

Ontario greenhouse growers are facing a new, serious challenge: local light pollution bylaws, and the impact of these measures on their crops.
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Featured News 
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Spotting iron deficiencies in ornamental plants

Plants behave differently, even when it comes to nutrient uptake. In the case of iron, some plants can be more or less efficient than others, leading to toxicity or deficiency, share Dr. Mohyuddin Mirza. » Learn more
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Relieving the pains of greenhouse work

With plenty of repetitive motions needed to fulfill common tasks in the greenhouse, workers are prone to developing musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs). Kinesiologist Don Patten shares ways of reducing the risk of MSDs. » Learn more