Events, shows & webinars

Indoor Ag-Con postponed until later this year

In light of the ongoing COVID-19 impact, the May 18-20, 2020 edition of Indoor Ag-Con has been postponed and will be rescheduled to run later this year. The organizers are…

RoboCrops moved to October

The RoboCrops event, scheduled for April 23-24, has been postponed. However, various online workshops will take place on April 24 on the theme of 'Robotics in the agricultural sector'. Due to the…

GreenTech Amsterdam rescheduled to 20-22 October 2020

GreenTech Amsterdam is moving from 8-10 June to 20-22 October this year. The expected duration of the global situation, due to the spread of COVID-19, has resulted in this…

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#FlowerBoostChallenge unites horticultural industry and helps growers

Going viral might not sound like something positive these days, but with the recently launched #FlowerBoostChallenge that is exactly the goal. Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the prices for cut flowers and potted plants have decreased dramatically. This week many flowers and plants had to be destroyed. To…

Growing Summit, Kelowna

"We put a special focus on novel and cutting-edge cultivation methods"

The Growing Summit in Kelowna, 31st March – 1st April, has something special, as it is focused on the cultivation and the plant, rather than the usual branding, marketing, and…

Spannabis 2020 cancelled due to Coronavirus

Until a few days ago, the organizers of the Spannabis, one of the biggest event of the cannabis industry, were saying that "authorities recommend a normal life," and not to…

Cannabis trade shows postponed due to Coronavirus

As the number of cases of coronavirus keeps increasing across the globe, many cannabis trade shows have been cancelled to prevent a faster spread of the infection. Many…

March 26-27, Leamington

CAN (ON): Innovations and trends to be discussed at GLASE Summit

GLASE will host its annual Summit in Leamington, Ont. Canada. Participants will discuss the latest GLASE research innovations, the CEA market trends and connect with Canadian greenhouse growers. Over 60% of Ontario's greenhouses can be found in Leamington/Kingsville area. With the largest concentration…

webinar, March 17

Fit roots for plant health

On March 17, 2020 Koppert Biological Systems and Hoogendoorn Growth Management jointly give a webinar about how to facilitate root health and condition to get the best possible plant health. What will you learn during this webinar Awareness of the importance of micro-organisms in the root zone (soil life) Awareness of the importance…

Pro Manager Mastercourse Medicinal Cannabis, 8-18 June 2020

Preparing future leaders in medical cannabis

After years of organizing Pro Manager Mastercourses Vegetables and Floriculture, Jungle Talks decided last year to start with Medicinal Cannabis. "That decision has proven to be the right one!" the organizers point out. "This year’s Mastercourse promises to be even more exciting than the first one. If…

October 7 & 8, Niagara Falls

Canadian Greenhouse Conference open for registrations

The Canadian Greenhouse Conference is a not-for-profit corporation and one of Canada’s foremost events and connection points for commercial growers of crops produced in a…

Diving deep into hydroponic greenhouse hemp production

“The cannabis market in general has been an underground space for a while, it didn’t really reach academic testing,” Colin Clark, technical horticulturist with CropKing, says. “Because of this, there are limited protocol that growers can resort to in order to better understand how to operate a…

US: What to expect from US first cannabis biology and chemistry degree

At some point in their adult education, every US student is faced with the same agonizing question: what should I major in? Luckily, for the cannabis aficionados studying at…

Cannabis Cultivation regulation compliance in Australia

Starting a medicinal cannabis business in Australia can be a daunting process. Investors and operators need to have access to technical and engineering expertise to produce healthy, sustainable and saleable cannabis crops, pharmaceutical products and source materials.   There are complex documentation requirements for licence…

US (NV): Hemp crop protection safety education workshop

University of Nevada, Reno Extension, in partnership with the Nevada Department of Agriculture, is offering a workshop on March 12 to train people throughout the state how to properly use pesticides when growing hemp. The workshop is meant for individuals who plan to grow hemp commercially. It will…

Cannabis suppliers present on Dutch horticultural show

During the Dutch horticultural show HortiContact many greenhouse suppliers showcased their products and solutions. For the first time, there's also a special section for cannabis suppliers.  Zuri Humblet & Sandro van Kouteren with Magnus Lighting are present on the show Limited Dutch presence in the pavillionAlthough…

November 11 & 12, Boxborough

US (MA): Dates announced for Northeast Greenhouse Conference and Expo

The Northeast Greenhouse Conference and Expo will be held November 11 & 12, 2020, at the Boxboro Regency Hotel, Boxborough, MA. Educational sessions focusing on advanced biocontrol, disease management, business and marketing, back to the basics, emerging technologies and trends, alternative crops,…

St Vincent and the Grenadines growers to receive training

More than 100 local traditional cannabis cultivators are set to benefit from training in best practices cultivation next week in St Vincent and the Grenadines.   This comes as the Medicinal Cannabis Authority (MCA) continues to ensure that this group of investors stay ahead of the game and are better placed to…

Themed area for MMJ growing at HortiContact 2020

Those who are used to doing their standard tour at the HortiContact in Gorinchem will be up for a surprise this week. The exhibition plan of the show has been updated and with…

Informative webinars Pro Manager Mastercourse Medicinal Cannabis

Medicinal cannabis is hot and currently being legalised in more and more countries. And for good reasons. Jungle Talks therefore matches Dutch horticultural knowledge with the global demand from the international medicinal cannabis industry and is now preparing the 2nd edition of its successful Pro…

Photo report: horticultural suppliers at biggest European fresh produce trade show

The show is over in Berlin! For the first time the Fruit Logistica dedicated hall 8.1 especially to greenhouse technology. The results can be found here: we have some photos captured for you.  Check out the horticultural photo report here. Last week, for the 27th time, Berlin was the stage for Fruit Logistica.…

US (CO): Colorado State University-Pueblo to launch cannabis curriculum this fall

Students on Colorado State University's Pueblo campus will have the option to study cannabis beginning this fall. State officials on Friday approved a bachelor's of science…

Matthew Dent, Royal Brinkman

"Companies transitioning from food and flower to cannabis require knowledge in it"

Now that New Zealand is about to roll out cultivation licenses, Royal Brinkman, in collaboration with DryGair and Apex Greenhouses, have organized a one-day workshop at Southern Belle Orchard where growers can see with their own eyes how to make a Greenhouse operation more efficient. This will be held in…

Pre-registration for Cultivate’20 coming soon

Pre-registration for Cultivate’20 will be opening on February 10th. AmericanHort’s Cultivate’20 is to be held at the Greater Columbus Convention Center from July 11-14th, 2020. The annual event is expected to attract more than 10,000 industry professionals from over 40 countries. Attendees will have…

Sonny Moerenhout, Cannabis Cultivators

NZ: A workshop on the basics of cannabis cultivation

One of the first challenges that the newly born cannabis industry had to address was the widespread lack of knowledge regarding growing cannabis at a large scale. Now that the sector is maturing as ever more countries regulate the production of cannabis, people have started to recognize how crucial it is…

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Photo report: Technique on IPM Essen 2020

The 38th edition of the IPM Essen was organised last week. This year the fair attracted 54,000 visitors, slightly more than in 2019 when 52,800 visitors traveled to Essen to view a great deal of flowers and plants, but also the necessary supplies and technology solutions. The show highlights the trends…


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