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July 31, 2018
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CanWest

Could soil probiotics be beneficial for business?

If soil is like the stomach of a plant, then biofertilizers are “probiotics for the soil.” Nutrients can be hidden in plain view, unavailable to plants because they are locked up as insoluble minerals or in slow-to-decompose organic matter.


Growing needs fuel greenhouse vegetable breeding

With greenhouse vegetables, there are many different varieties available. Each one is selected for higher yields, larger fruit, disease resistance, flavour and more, but how well do those attributes hold up in the greenhouse?


Farwest speakers explore pest control

The speaker line-up for 2018’s Farwest Show includes speakers on biological pest control and advanced spray technology. Early bird registration ends July 31.
 
Featured News 
 

The future of greenhouse labour

“Labour trouble in the greenhouse industry is not merely a question of minimum wage. We will not solve our problems by trying to find people who work hard for long hours and do not ask for too much money. Quality of work is an issue that goes much deeper, and this is true for employers and employees alike. If our industry is to stay alive, we need people with a passion for greenhouse work.” » Learn more
 
Events 
 

Perennial Plant Symposium

July 30-Aug 3
Location: Raleigh, NC
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Independent Garden Centre Show

Aug 14-16, 2018
Location: Chicago, IL
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FarWest Show 2018

Aug 22-24, 2018
Location: Portland, OR
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