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New garden mum trials debut in Ontario

Held in Waterford, Ont. the garden mum trials debuted with close to 400 different varieties on display this year.

Pipp Horticulture acquires GGS Structures

Based in Michigan, Pipp Horticulture is a division of Pipp Mobile Storage Systems, Inc. and a provider of vertical farming and space optimization solutions for commercial operations.

Ontario looks to crack down on illegal temp help agencies

Queen’s Park intends to introduce legislation that would require temporary help agencies (THAs) and recruiters to have a licence to operate in the province.

GISC switches to virtual platform for 2021

Originally planned as an in-person event at a new venue in Red Deer, Alta., organizers recently announced the change to a virtual platform.
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Optical radiation shows promise against disease

For greenhouses, light exposure is one of many variables that growers actively manage. While plant development is the usual target when manipulating this variable, Norwegian scientist Aruppillai Suthaparan has been studying the potential of certain wavelengths of light to manage disease, including powdery mildew. » Learn more

Digital Horticulture: An Essential Step Toward Autonomous Growing

Amidst the rush to jump on the AI bandwagon, many companies – and even data scientists and machine learning specialists themselves – overlook the need to build a solid foundation for how data is captured, organized, and shared within the organization. » Learn more

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