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Winners emerge from the 2021 Greenhouse Technology Awards

Three winners and one honourable mention emerged from the competition’s debut this year and will be in the spotlight during the Canadian Greenhouse Conference.

More federal funding to support agricultural migrant workers

Ottawa has awarded KAIROS Canada almost $1.9 million to continue its project to support and assist temporary foreign workers during the pandemic, with a focus on agriculture.

39 First Nation communities get boost to develop agri-food sector

Queen’s Park is investing up to $550,335 to help the Anishinabek Nation increase agri-food sector development opportunities for 39 First Nation communities across Ontario.
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The CGC starts tomorrow!

The 2021 Canadian Greenhouse Conference, October 6 & 7, will be as close to an in-person event as virtually possible! A dynamic live-streamed education program will feature 45+ speakers from across Canada and around the world. Don’t miss this opportunity to hear from those at the forefront of change in the protected agriculture sector. Conference features such as the New Variety Showcase, Research Poster Session, New Product Display and Exhibitor Directory will provide Canadian growers with easy access to valuable information and connections.

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Disinfectant hopefuls against the rugose

Recent research studies are uncovering potential disinfectants that could be useful against the tomato brown rugose fruit virus. Like other Tobamovirus species, ToBRFV is known to be seed borne and challenging to manage. It is easily transmitted mechanically by anything that comes in contact with the plant, and it is persistent in the environment. » Learn more

2022 is the Year of the Verbena

Which annual will be trending in the spotlight for 2022? Why, it’s the verbena. The original species were native to the Americas and Asia but have since been refined and bred for today’s gardening consumer. When grown in the right conditions these plants need little extra care to thrive and produce blooms all summer long. » Learn more
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Greenhouse Pest Management

As the sustainable agriculture movement has grown, there has been a dramatic increase in the production of horticultural crops in greenhouses worldwide. Although there are numerous publications associated with pest management in greenhouses, Greenhouse Pest Management is the first comprehensive book on managing greenhouse arthropod pests, particularly in commercial production systems.

The book contains the necessary information on major insects and mites, describing their biology and life cycle. Colour images are included to help with identification and also to illustrate the damage these insects and mites can cause to greenhouse-grown horticultural crops.

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Nov 3-5
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