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March 27, 2018
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Grower Day

AgriPump Rebate Program launches in ON

The AgriPump Rebate Program recently launched in Ontario, the first of its kind in the province. Eligible agricultural operations – including greenhouses – could save up to $610 on the pump kit, plus energy savings of up to 40%.


First facility for cannabis R&D in NA

Canadian cannabis producer Flowr and Hawthorne Gardening Company (subsidiary of the Scotts Miracle-Gro Company) have announced an R&D partnership, building the first facility in North America dedicated to cannabis research and development.


ForeCAST: What’s new for Dümmen Orange

The California Spring Trials (CAST) are fast approaching. To help whet your appetite, Dümmen Orange gave us a sneak peek of what you can expect at their post.
 
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Greenhouse expansion for year-round tomatoes

NatureFresh™ Farms has announced a new 32-acre greenhouse facility in Leamington. The new facility will include supplemental lighting using high-pressure sodium (HPS) lamps – similar to ones currently used in their Ohio facility – allowing them to grow tomatoes year-round. A number of different varieties will be grown including TOMZ® Snacking tomatoes, tomatoes-on-the-vine and beefsteak tomatoes. » Learn more
 
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Grow Opportunity

Lighting up cannabis with LEDs

The newest generation of powerful LED grow lights have changed the way that licensed producers (LPs) maximize profits and crop quality. Growers should familiarize themselves with the relationships between environmental factors that affect the efficiency of photosynthesis; leaf temperature, humidity, carbon dioxide concentration and light intensity. » Read more...
 
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Advancing Women in Agriculture (West)

March 26-27
Location: Calgary, Alberta
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California Spring Trials 2018

April 14-19
Location: California
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