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Over 90 youth to receive free IT training in Niagara

The program consists of five weeks of classroom instruction followed by a paid 10-week job placement with one of 75 small to medium-sized businesses in the Town of Lincoln and Niagara Region

Westmoreland turns to Apeel to eliminate single-use plastics for cucumbers

Westmoreland expects to curb 185,000 pounds of plastic in the first year – equivalent to 200 million plastic straws, or enough shrink wrap to cover 485 football fields

Ecoation received federal funding to accelerate technology

Ottawa has announced an investment of up to $3.9 million to Ecoation Innovative Solutions Inc. to help boost technological development and acceleration.
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Energy Conservation for Commercial Greenhouses

With heating costs becoming an issue yet again, growers cannot afford to not have this resource.

After reviewing the principles behind heat loss, Dr. Bartok discusses greenhouse siting, construction materials, insulation, fuels and heating, ventilation and cooling, space utilization, utilities, trucking costs, and management.

Appendices include an Energy Conservation Checklist, Heat Loss Calculations, Useful Conversions, and Selected Product Manufacturers and Distributors.

Tables and diagrams throughout. >> Learn more
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A look at the Sawaya Gardens’ new trial location

The open house put nearly 3,000 varieties on display at their new location in Waterford, Ont. Visiting growers and garden centre retailers were able to catch the latest in breeding all in one place, keeping an eye out for unique plants and colours to add to their repertoire. » Learn more

Blossom end rot: Is it a rot of blossoms or something more?

I recently received an email which prompted me to write this article. “We are seeing a lot of this on our peppers mostly on the poblano but also some on banana and sweets. We are regularly brushing off fried blossoms to prevent blossom end rot but wonder if we are not getting them all or are we too late. Could this be something else?” » Learn more

Greentech Americas

Aug 24-26
Santiago de Querétaro, Mexico
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Farwest Show

Aug 18-21
Portland, OR
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