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Effects of broad-spectrum white light on crops revealed

Results from a series of multi-year studies have shown that wavelengths outside of the red and far-red wavelengths can lead to improved crop yield and performance.

Industry veteran joins Mucci Farms leadership team

Produce professional, Dan Branson joins Mucci Farms after a notable 15-year career at Canada’s largest grocery chain, Loblaw Companies Ltd.

Québec urban farm to use horizontal rotary growing technology

A new Québec company specializing in sustainable agriculture, Gigrow Urban Farms announced the construction of its first urban farm last week.
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Everything You Need to Know About Our Education Program

Grow West Coast hosts nearly twenty informative sessions, ranging in length from 60-minute seminar sessions to half-day workshops. We have everything your team needs to brush up on their prowess and learn new skills to put into action in the workplace! See the Upcoming Sessions list to learn about all of these sessions and workshops! Register for a session through our online attendee registration portal.

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Heat wave puts new varieties to the test at New Blooms

Not even record-breaking temperatures could prevent the fourth edition of New Blooms from returning to Canada’s Prairies. Held on July 15, the event at Deb’s Greenhouse in Morinville, Alta. drew 65 attendees from 45 greenhouse businesses. Organizers then took the show on the road to Misty Gardens in Humboldt, Sask. » Learn more

Selling plants with a purpose

Many websites try to simplify things by promoting the exclusive use of local native plants for pollinator gardens – but does that mean growers have to switch up what they grow to capitalize on this trend? In the world of pollinator gardens, is there a place for ornamentals commonly grown by greenhouses? Here’s what researchers found. » Learn more
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Plant Protection: Managing Greenhouse Insect & Mite Pests

Raymond A. Cloyd, an extension Specialist in Ornamental Entomology/Integrated Pest Management at Kansas State University, discusses the common insect and mite pests of ornamental crops and how to treat their infestations. Cloyd explains insecticide and chemical classes and modes of operation, proper tank mixing procedures, application coverage and timing, and pesticide storage.

He also talks about phytotoxicity and the effects of pH on chemical effectiveness. A final chapter on pest identification describes common insets and mite pests, their feeding patterns and damage to crops, and control methods.

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