CANNABIS CLOUDS COMPETITIVENESS OF GREENHOUSE VEGETABLE SECTOR

According to the grower.org: Duffy Kniaziew is on a rocky greenhouse high. He’s invested more than a million dollars in rooftop netting to exclude insects from his climate-controlled greenhouses. But looking ahead, he sees more threatening business risk on the horizon. Like the other 205 greenhouse operators in Ontario, the Leamington grower is facing new headwinds […] Read more

France bans use of plastic forks and spoons to battle ‘climate change’…

According to telegraph.co.uk By David Millward;  Plastic crockery and cutlery is to be banned in France unless it is made from biologically sourced materials. The law comes into force in 2020. It is part of a French environmental initiative called the Energy Transition for Green Growth, part of a package aimed at tackling climate change. But, the […] Read more

biohacking – eating a cleaner diet with less processed foods

Dave Asprey, founder of The Bulletproof Executive, is a Silicon Valley investor and technology entrepreneur who spent 15 years and over $300,000 to hack his own biology. Dave lost 100 pounds without counting calories or excessive exercise, used techniques to upgrade his brain by more than 20 IQ points, and lowered his biological age while […] Read more

NatureFresh shows shoppers how greenhouse growing goes.

According to guelphtoday.com by Rob O’Flanagan:  Take a small section out of NatureFresh Farms’ 130-acres of greenhouse growing space in Leamington, and put it on wheels. Add a pollinator showcase and a few tasteful information plaques, and you h by: Rob O’Flanaganave the mobile Greenhouse Education Center. Grocery shoppers at Zehrs Markets on Paisley Road got an intimate […] Read more

Red Sun Farms Setting the New Standard in Greenhouse Housing

Wapakoneta, OH (06/28/2016) – Red Sun Farms invests in VectorBloc housing at their new Wapakoneta greenhouse location. Red Sun Farms’ continued commitment to social responsibility and quality of life are the driving force behind its revolutionary housing investment. Each modular design includes 1,134 square feet of living space complete with two living rooms, two kitchenettes, […] Read more

Coco Coir Producer Explains “buffering” and how and why it is needed ?

According to Projar Product Manager, Paco López  and expert in Hortofruticultura from Valencia (Spain): We are offering crush chips extra washed, it means E.C ≤ 1.5 mS/cm (Sonnelved method 1.1.5 v/v). Even that this E.C is suitable for most of crops, the point is that coco coir naturally contains in its exchange positions Na+ and K+ […] Read more

Sunset wins most awards at greenhouse competition

According to freshplaza.com by Over the past weekend a revered panel of judges collectively gathered to taste the very best from our region. A region known as Canada’s southernmost town, the tip of Ontario, Leamington or “Produce County” as the locals say. The 9th Annual Greenhouse Competition as hosted by R.E.A.CH. International housed a blind taste […] Read more

Study: Millennial dads do more grocery shopping

  According to progressivegrocer.com: More fathers are buying groceries, according to a new study of consumer shopping from mobile shopping app Ibotta, with Millennials being more active shoppers compared with older generations. The study analyzed the shopping behavior of more than 90,000 dads since 2013. It revealed that Millennial dads are spending the most time […] Read more

Mexico, US, Canada to launch heroin fight at Three Amigos summit

According to Reuters UK;By Dave Graham and Ana Isabel Martinez:Leaders of the three nations are due to meet in Ottawa on June 29, amid growing concern about the rising North American death toll from opioids such as heroin and fentanyl, and a surge in poppy cultivation in Mexico by violent drug gangs. In a phone […] Read more

Gordie Howe dies at 88

According to cbc.ca by  Rob Sinclair: The nickname “Mr. Hockey” said it all. Gordie Howe, widely regarded as the most complete player in the history of the sport, has died at the age of 88. The Detroit Red Wings confirmed the news Friday. Howe’s health had deteriorated in recent years, and he suffered a series of strokes […] Read more