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Canada extends the Agri-Food pilot

The Honourable Sean Fraser, Minister of Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship, announced the extension of the Agri-Food pilot, which will now run until May 14, 2025.

Could growing crops under solar panels provide food and energy at the same time?

By growing spinach under different solar panels, two U of A researchers are measuring how the process affects both plant growth and the electrical output of the panels.

Coalition calls for Canada to ban glyphosate use

A coalition of experts is calling on the federal government to ban the use of glyphosate in Canada. Glyphosate (also known under the brand name RoundUp) is Canada’s most widely sold herbicide.


The Permaculture greenhouse

Verge Permaculture today is an internationally recognized, award-winning regenerative design, consulting and education centre with a team of 10 people. It offers online webinars, coaching, permaculture design certification, a YouTube channel, a property design and management program, even courses in greenhouse design and rainwater harvesting. » Learn more

Understanding tomato plant signals and making decisions for better productivity

Understanding plant signals is essential to manage crops for higher production. These are visual signals which growers can observe and interpret as to what the plant is trying to tell us if they are happy, balanced, taking up nutrients properly and giving us production consistently. In this first part, author Dr. Mohyuddin Mirza covers plant heads. » Learn more
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Produce companies make Canada’s Best Managed Companies list

Several Canadian companies, including Mastronardi Produce, Red Sun Farms, and Fresh Direct Produce have been included in the annual Canada’s Best Managed Companies list. » Read More...

Lufa Farms integrates greenhouse technologies to maximize production

In the borough of Saint-Laurent, the former Sears headquarters is now home to a complete urban food ecosystem, including the world's largest rooftop greenhouse, a new distribution centre, and now a new indoor farm that feeds thousands of customers every week. » Read More...

CPMA announces new 2023-2024 chair

The Canadian Produce Marketing Association has announced Colin Chapdelaine as the 2023-2024 CPMA Chair following his appointment during the board meeting held concurrently with the 2023 CPMA Convention and Trade Show. » Read 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...