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GoodLeaf partners with Adastra for data-driven boost in yields

The $2.5-million project will enable the development of a smart platform that captures operational growth measurements and image-based data, used to optimize yield and crop quality.

CFIA introduces changes to program managing Plum Pox Virus

For commercial facilities handling nursery stock within the PPV quarantine area, the CFIA issued a notice regarding changes to the Plum Pox Monitoring and Management Program.

Affinor’s vertically grown strawberries hit store shelves in B.C.

The strawberry towers are in Affinor’s 15,000 square foot greenhouse in Abbotsford, B.C. and plants were grown from seedlings over the winter of 2022.
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Advanced Biomass Combustions Systems to Lower Carbon Emissions

Fink Machine Inc is Canada’s Leading supplier of low carbon, advanced combustion, European manufactured biomass heating systems. Our Viessmann and Schmid boilers convert low value wood residues into low carbon heat with minimal air emissions. Fink Machine has over 150 systems installed across Canada in schools, municipal buildings, hospitals, recreation centres, MURB’s, industrial processing, district heating, etc. Our team of technical specialists, including designers, technical specialists and drafts-people, can support building owners, engineers, and consultants with all aspects of developing a biomass heating project. Fink Machine has pioneered the construction and deployment of prefabricated biomass plants for rural and remote location built in our facility in Enderby, BC. For more information, please contact us at www.finkmachine.com.

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Laying the groundwork for a water-efficient future

An inside look at Qualitree’s expansion and the ongoing evolution of their irrigation and water treatment systems. » Learn more

CAST 2022: Day 3 Highlights

University of Guelph trial garden manager, Rodger Tschanz spoke with product representatives for Danziger, Takii, HilverdaFlorist, and Sakata Seed to find out their favourites new varieties for 2023. » 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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Applications open for Community Garden Support Program in Newfoundland

There is no deadline to apply, but applications will be processed on a first-come, first-served basis. » Read more...

Sollum Technologies announces new projects

Over the past few months, the company has made a number of announcements highlighting new dynamic LED lighting projects with both national and international producers. » Read more...

Updated: Vineland surveys greenhouse vegetable growers’ IPM practices

The survey requires a time commitment of 15 to 20 minutes and the deadline has been extended to April 22, 2022. » Read more...

Saskatchewan enhances tax rebates to attract agriculture and tech start-ups

Legislation to enhance the Saskatchewan Value-added Agriculture Incentive (SVAI) tax rebates and regulations to increase the Saskatchewan Technology Start-up Incentive (STSI) tax credit cap were introduced last week. » Read more...
Grower Day

GreenTech Americas

Apr 27 – Apr 29
Querétaro, Mexico
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Flower Expo Asia

May 10-12
Guangdong, China
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GreenTech Amsterdam

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
June 14-16
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