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Pallet shortages put fresh produce supply at risk

Based on data gathered by the CPMA, the shortage of lumber and wood products has increased the cost of raw lumber by 200 to 350 per cent, affecting the cost of pallets.

Garden Media Group announces Women in Hort week, begins May 30

The second annual Women in Horticulture Week, May 30-June 5, honours and supports incredible female professionals and their achievements in the horticulture industry.

Quebec tomato producers sold at a loss for weeks

Quebec growers are concerned about the “derisory” prices they’ve been getting for their greenhouse tomatoes sold to food retailers for more than six weeks.
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When it gets hot, watch out for blossom end rot!

A physiological disorder, blossom end rot can lead to 50 per cent yield losses in some circumstances. Last summer, greenhouse vegetable producers were not only dealing with COVID-19, but they also had to contend with some of the highest temperatures recorded in years. As a result, a number of tomato and pepper producers noticed an increase in the prevalence of blossom end rot (BER). » Learn more
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Organic standards updated for greenhouse production

On December 11, 2020, the Canadian General Standards Board revised and published the 2020 Canadian Organic Standards (COS) after a thorough review of proposed changes by the Organic Standards Technical Committees. There were some notable changes that affected crops being produced in greenhouse structures. » Learn more
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