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September 5, 2018
News 
 
Fafard

Dehumidification may land funding for farmers

The AAC (Agricultural Adaptation Council) will be closing its application submissions for the ‘Greenhouse Competitiveness and Innovation Initiative’ (GCII). Could this be time to adopt dehumidification technology?


Ancaster LP goes to potted mums

Cannabis producer, The Green Organic Dutchman has successfully applied for permission to construct a greenhouse for potted mums, after being denied an application for cannabis.


NatureFresh Farms reduces food waste

This greenhouse vegetable grower has been engaging with local food banks and food rescue organizations in Canada and in the US, to curb food waste and deliver nutritious food to families in need.
 
 
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Lights

Why it’s not as simple as changing the lights.

With dark, short days in winter months, growing in Canada isn’t easy – even in controlled environments like greenhouses. That’s why Canadian researcher and CGC speaker Dr. Xiuming Hao focuses on year-round vegetable production using supplemental lighting. HPS lights generate so much heat that half of a greenhouse’s heating requirements can be met by the light fixture itself, reducing input from the heating system and decreasing natural gas use. But that’s not necessarily a good thing. » Learn more
 
 
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Glee

Sept. 10-12
Location: NEC Birmingham, UK
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Society of American Florists Conference

Sept. 12-15
Location: Palm Springs, CA
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George Sant Open House

Sept. 19
Location: Kleinburg, ON
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CanWest 2018

Sept. 26-27
Location: Abbotsford, BC
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