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April 3, 2018
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Grower Day

Nuffield Scholarships accepting applications

Up to five scholarships of $15,000 each are being offered to Canadians involved in agriculture and agribusiness. Successful applicants will travel the world, meet industry leaders and gain experiences not normally open to the public.


Flower grower benefits from cannabis boom

Many flower growers across Canada have sold or switched their businesses over to marijuana production, hoping to cash in when the drug is fully legalized. The reduced number of competitors has had a positive impact on one particular flower grower.


Waste heat to Chatham greenhouse

Greenfield has been sending their carbon dioxide to 45-acre Truly Green Farms for a few years now, but the heat transfer just went online in December. Plant manager says they can generate up to 30 megawatts of heat.
 
 
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Tips on thrips: management in greenhouses

One of the most predictable and chronic pests of greenhouse crops is the western flower thrip. Factors leading to its establishment include its short generation time, ability to disperse rapidly, resistance to pesticides and production of male offspring without mating. Also contributing to the destructive potential of thrips, as well as that of all other greenhouse pests, is the practice of year-round cropping. » Learn more
 
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California Spring Trials 2018

April 14-19
Location: California
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Greentech 2018

June 12-14
Location: Amsterdam, the Netherlands
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Salon du Végétal

June 19-21
Location: Nantes, France
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