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Canadian Greenhouse Conference to remain virtual this fall

With uncertainty surrounding the pandemic, vaccinations, travel and government restrictions, this was the prudent decision, says CGC board chair Shalin Khosla.

Federal funding allocated to help farmers utilize biogas

Part of the campaign unveiled a new website with resources to help farmers evaluate opportunities for biogas, including a self-assessment tool, answers to key questions and more.

B.C. extends quarantine program for temporary foreign workers

The province says they will continue to fund hotel, food-service costs, laundry services, wellness walks, interpretation and translation services, health screening and other necessary supports.
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Specialist aims to develop Nova Scotia’s protected agriculture scene

While the protected agriculture sector in Nova Scotia serves a smaller population compared to some other greenhouse-dense provinces, there are many similarities in evolving technological trends. And likewise, energy costs and labour are two key challenges facing Nova Scotian producers growing under cover. » Learn more
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Year-round hydroponic project hits 40,000-unit milestone

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