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May 15, 2018
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Grower Day

Water-purification researchers look for greenhouses

Researchers at the University of Buffalo have come up with a low-cost water purification technique – and they’re looking to try the same technology in greenhouses.


Software manages lighting in real-time

Programmed to detect specific levels of natural light and take advantage of low-energy-pricing periods, it can adjust light levels in real time and allow growers to change intensity and spectra.


A garden centre retreat

The two-day garden centre workshop with John Stanley is back, and this time it’s in Prague. Only 20 delegates are accepted.
 
 
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Growing cut flowers is about to get more challenging

On the horizon are significant changes to some commonly used chemical products. These include transformations to use patterns and outright de-registrations. Unfortunately, many of these changes are poised to hit the cut flower industry particularly hard. The Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) is mandated to review registrations periodically to ensure that registered pesticides remain safe for the public and the environment. » Learn more
 
 
Events 
 

Inside the Science: The Tomato Story

May 16
Location: Vineland Station, ON
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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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Grower Day

June 20
Location: St. Catharines, ON
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