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CFA hosts agriculture leaders’ debate Sept 9

The importance of the future of the sector will be debated this Thursday with the Canadian Federation of Agriculture’s National Agriculture Leaders Debate.

Poinsettia growers reach whitefly tipping point

It’s that time of year again where growers have to make a choice with their poinsettia. “Do you stay the course with natural enemies, or abandon your bio program and spray for whitefly?”

Registration has opened for Canadian Greenhouse Conference

The popularity of the 2020 virtual conference gave CGC organizers the confidence to go even bigger this year. Registration is required.
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Grow West Coast is excited to announce the Seminar Series

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Pest control potential in agricultural waste

How’s this for closing the loop? Researchers are testing different agricultural plant wastes as potential solutions for managing common greenhouse pests. They can be less toxic than synthetic pesticides, break down safely in the environment, target specific pests, and be effective in small quantities. » Learn more

On the path to building Europe’s largest vertical farm

“Vertical farming is a fairly new industry, so we all have to work together to find the solutions that will work for our customers, crops and business models”, says Luca Travaglini, co-CEO and co-founder of Planet Farms. In this guest article, Luca shares his journey to building Europe’s largest vertical farm. » Learn more
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Glee 2021

Sept 14-16
Birmingham, U.K.
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Grow West Coast

Sept 15-16
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