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Anti-viral technologies can reduce pathogen transmission in the greenhouse

A recent Ontario Greenhouse Vegetable Growers research project tested three anti-viral technologies that aim to prevent the transmission of both COVID-19 and Tomato Brown Rugose Fruit Virus (ToBRFV).

Flowers Canada Growers floriculture stats update

Flowers Canada Growers has released their latest monthly barometer assessment on the position of the Canadian floriculture sector.

Canada and Quebec sign a new five-year, $955 million agreement to support Quebec’s agricultural sector

The Department of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, and Quebec's Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, announce the signing of a bilateral agreement under the new Sustainable Canadian Agricultural Partnership (Sustainable CAP).


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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Driving autonomous greenhouse growth

Great Lakes Greenhouses, one of the largest cucumber growers in North America, has been working with an intelligent automation company, Koidra Inc. to optimize its operations for increased yield and profitability for the past two years. » Learn more

FROM THE EDITOR: Showcase your best and brightest

The nominations are still open for Greenhouse Canada’s Top 4 Under 40 and Grower of the Year awards. From commercial growers and wholesalers to manufacturers and allied trades, we’re recognizing the best and the brightest in greenhouse horticulture. » Learn more
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Cannabis growers not eligible for new B.C. carbon tax exemption

Eligible B.C. greenhouse growers are now able to obtain a point-of-sale carbon tax reduction to help them preserve their cash flow and continue growing their products, but cannabis growers are not included. » Read More...

Canada, Manitoba sign agreement to grow agriculture and agri-foods sector over five years

Federal Agriculture and Agri-Food minister Marie-Claude Bibeau and Manitoba Agriculture minister Derek Johnson announced $221 million for strategic agricultural initiatives in Manitoba under the new Sustainable Canadian Agricultural Partnership (Sustainable CAP). » Read More...

Renewed and expanded funding for food production in the Northwest Territories

A renewed funding partnership between the Government of Canada and the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) will see an investment of $7.6 million to strengthen the competitiveness, innovation, and resiliency of the agriculture, agri‐food sector in the Northwest Territories (NWT) over the next five years. » Read More...


A growing opportunity

With exceptionally low levels of sunlight experienced in some regions this past winter, Dr. Jason Lanoue says growers who weren’t using lights weren’t producing at maximum. But beyond the necessity of light for a successful greenhouse crop, LEDs have become more popular amongst Canadian greenhouse growers like Gene Ingratta, owner/operator of Allegro Acres in Ruthven, Ont., who recognize how a dynamic lighting system can provide maximum profitability. » Learn more


Cultivate    -    July 15-18, 2023

July 15 - July 18, 2023 | Columbus, Ohio » Read More...

The Garden Center Show    -    August 8, 2023

August 8, 2023 | 400 W Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI » Read More...