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Searches on Pinterest reveal growing spring gardening trends

Pinterest has seen a triple increase in searches for “DIY garden boxes,” 31 times increase for “small vegetable gardens”, and more.

Changes made to AgriStability program to better support growers

The removal of the reference margin limit will be made retroactive to the 2020 program year. The deadline for the 2021 program year will be extended to June 30, 2021.

Houseplant category added to popular “Year of” program

According to the non-profit organization promoting gardening in North America, houseplant sales were booming before the COVID pandemic and they are in even greater demand now
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Mycorrhizae use: Does it make sense for you?

As the science of mycorrhizal fungi has become more widely known and well understood, most growers already know that mycorrhizae provide many benefits to plants. The question is, will it benefit your particular operation? The short answer is, “It depends, but in most cases, yes.” For the long answer, read on. » Learn more
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Greenhouses can grow lettuce and generate solar power: study

A recent study shows that lettuce can be grown in greenhouses that filter out wavelengths of light used to generate solar power, demonstrating the feasibility of using see-through solar panels in greenhouses to generate electricity. “It means the idea of integrating transparent solar cells into greenhouses can be done.” » Learn more
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Cyber security in agriculture sector takes higher priority

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Ontario considers vaccinating migrant workers on arrival

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Mental health survey wants grower input

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Over 70 per cent of Indigenous producers plan to increase agricultural participation, survey says

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