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Walmart Canada suppliers to implement pollinator-friendly practices by 2025

The big box retailer has announced new commitments to pollinator health and new standards for their suppliers.

Senate approves of Bill C-208

Last week, the Canadian Senate voted in favour of adopting Bill C-208, which will seek to reduce costs around the transfer of small businesses and farms to a family member.

AgTech may be key to economic recovery: report

A new three-part report finds that agribusiness has the potential to help Canada’s economic recovery through the adoption of agricultural technologies.
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Managing heat stress

Managing heat stress in greenhouse vegetables

Heat warnings are being issued across Canada, and signs of heat stress are appearing in greenhouse vegetables. These include tomato fruit splitting and blotchy ripening, cucumbers not setting new flowers and fruit abortion, peppers fruits showing wavy skin, and strawberry flower and fruit size becoming smaller. » Learn more
Young crops

Taking the pressure off young crops

Transplant is a stressful time for poinsettia and mum cuttings arriving in the summer. Not only are they adjusting to a new environment, but they’re also battling the heat, potential watering issues, and opportunistic pests and diseases. Here are essential tips to keep in mind for water, nutrition, pH and pest management. » Learn more
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GH Tech Awards


Cultivate ‘21

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New Blooms

July 15
Sturgeon Country, AB
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Sawaya Garden Trials

July 21
Waterford, ON
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