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February 20, 2018
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Greenhouse design to help reduce costs

Dr. Silke Hemming of Wageningen University in the Netherlands has done research on making greenhouses more energy efficient. The designs maximize sunlight absorbed by the greenhouse and increase the total amount of energy captured.


1.4 M sq. ft. greenhouse designed for cannabis

Cannabis Wheaton and Peter Quiring are teaming up to build a 1.4 million square foot greenhouse for cannabis cultivation in Leamington, Ontario. The facility will be equipped for automation and a 100% closed-loop water recycling system.


Does Ukraine have garden centres?

Ukraine’s retail garden sector is estimated to be around $20 million. Most independent garden retailers are seeing a decline in sales, while the newly launched Home Improvement stores are developing and growing the garden market.
 
 
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Getting your spring crop off to a good start

2017 was a pretty good year for Ontario’s spring flower crops in terms of pests, but how do you keep 2018 going in the same direction? Drs. Sarah Jandricic and Chevonne Carlow share best management practices around sanitation and other “clean start” measures, how to focus efforts on crops that are known pest magnets, and production strategies to decrease pest damage. » Learn more
 
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Think global: the cannabis export market

Canadian licensed producers have had their eyes turned outward, as an ever-growing number of countries around the world are approving medical cannabis as part of their very own healthcare systems. These companies are already exporting to countries such as Germany, Australia and Brazil. It’s important to know how to identify the opportunities — as well as potential pitfalls — of the export market. » Read more...
 
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Alberta Grower’s Day

February 23
Location: Lacombe, Alberta
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