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Vineland releases 2023-2024 Innovation Report

Vineland Research and Innovation Centre have released their 2023-2024 Innovation Report, which covers the organization's latest research and development projects, as well as outlines their 2023-2026 strategic plan.

CAAIN launches smart farm network competition

The Canadian Agri-Food Automation and Intelligence Network (CAAIN) has launched a smart farm network competition designed to encourage the adoption by farmers of emergent agricultural technology.

US: Study finds plant nurseries are exacerbating the climate-driven spread of 80 per cent of invasive species

Researchers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst recently published a pair of papers that, together, provide the most detailed maps to date of how 144 common invasive plant species will react to 2º C of climate change in the eastern U.S., as well as the role that garden centers currently play in seeding future invasions.


The Global Floriculture Industry

This new volume presents some of the latest research trends and areas of improvement to benefit the floriculture industry and to understand its future directions and prospects. The research addresses the global floriculture industry’s shift from a traditional to a commercial focus.

This new book is a valuable compilation of the latest research work and areas of improvement in floriculture today.

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Managing greenhouse crops in winter

The biggest challenge for winter production is the limited light levels, even with supplemental lights. When light levels are limited, other plant environments must be optimized and regulated to meet the minimum threshold for active plant growth. Understanding how light is measured, what are thresholds for cucumber growth and how to link light levels with other environment inputs like irrigation, temperature, and relative humidity are key factors for effective management. Light also affects plant spacing. By Dr. Mohyuddin Mirza » Read more...

The search for novelty soil amendments

What makes good soil? Every grower knows its basic properties: apart from mechanical support of a plant, good soil stores nutrients, ensures air and water movement, and provides a home for beneficial microorganisms. The most common organic amendments, such as compost and manure, have been around for ages. With increasing interest in organic products and sustainability in agriculture, the search for new ways of farming is on the rise. Organic additives, like fish compost, blood meal, biochar, kelp, and worm castings, have become increasingly popular, but have you ever heard of such an exotic substance as Black Soldier fly frass? By Olga Safonova. » Read more...
Industry news 

Vineland-Grodan's recycled stonewool green roof project

In their joint project, Vineland and Grodan developed substrate blends using recycled stonewool material and validated its application in green roofs and vertical forests, as well as a growing medium for woody perennials in horticultural production. » Read More...

AdeptAg announces partnership with Hoogendoorn Growth Management

AdeptAg, a platform formed in 2022 made up of North American ag. solutions companies AgriNomix Automation Solutions, Bellpark Automation Solutions, Plantech Control Solutions, and Zwart Irrigation Solutions have announced a strategic partnership with Hoogendoorn Growth Management. Hoogendoorn Growth Management have focuses on climate control, greenhouse management and horticultural innovation for over five decades. » Read More...


Landscape Ontario Congress

January 9, 2024 | 650 Dixon Road, Toronto, Ontario M9W 1J1, Canada » Read More...

Pacific Agriculture Show

January 25, 2024 | Abbotsford, BC. »

GreenTech Americas

March 12, 2024 | QRO, Mexico »

California Spring Trials

March 20, 2024 | California »

CPMA Convention & Trade Show

April 23, 2024 | 1055 Canada Pl, Vancouver, BC V6C 0C3 » Learn more...


June 5, 2024 | 1950 Eisenhower Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316 » Learn more...