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IPM Essen organizers announce show in 2022

Scheduled for Jan. 25-28, 2022, the event returns to Messe Essen, Germany, to focus on one topic in particular: sustainability.

Infarm, Sobeys ink deal to expand fresh produce distribution

Infarm will construct new Infarm Growing Centres – growth, production and distribution hubs with high-capacity vertical farms – at sites in Calgary, Halifax, Winnipeg and Hamilton.

CPMA names 2021 Produce Champion

The award is given to a Member of Parliament or Senator who has been supportive of the produce industry and effective at bringing industry issues to the forefront on Parliament Hill.
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Growing media and the circular economy

There is no such thing as the perfect universal soilless mix. Selecting a growing medium depends on many factors, including physico-chemical properties, crop growth and quality, safety, availability and price. With so many factors to evaluate, it’s no wonder many are overwhelmed – and now there is more to consider: the sustainability and global impact of the growing medium. » Learn more

Greenhouse work shouldn’t hurt

Greenhouse work can be physically demanding. Lifting heavy trays, pushing carts, gripping tools, bending, reaching and spending long periods of time sitting or standing, can all be culprits of worker strain and discomfort. Moreover, these daily tasks can lead to musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs). Here are four areas of focus to prevent strain and discomfort on the job. » Learn more
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