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Top 5 -yesterday
- Poland: Drought subsidies made available for farmers
- Greenhouse vegetable grower to launch seven products at PMA
- South Africa: "The extent of farm attacks must be internationally recognized"
- Ireland: Promising perspectives of attracting international visitors in rural areas
- US: Incentives aid greenhouses and nurseries in implementing energy efficiency practices
Top 5 -last month
Top 5 -last week
- Application Pro Manager Mastercourse Vegetables in full swing
- CAN (ON): OSCIA names Straathof as Program Director
- UK: Sharing is caring with Next Generation Growing (NGG) techniques
- Turkey: 1.1 billion USD exports from West Mediterranean region of Turkey so far in 2018
- US (MI): Flint resident wants to beat the food desert with a greenhouse
CAN (ON): Del Fresco switches to greenhouse strawberries
It costs 30 to 40 per cent more to grow strawberries because of the extra expenses such as added lighting that tricks the everbearing strawberry plants to grow like it’s a long summer day.
“We took a big chance putting these lights in,” Carl Mastronardi, president and one of the owners of the Kingsville-based Del Fresco Produce, said Monday. “It’s working.”
The immediate payoff could be Valentine’s Day sales but in the long run for the greenhouse industry and for consumers, the move a couple of Leamington and Kingsville growers have made to greenhouse berries could be a game-changer.
“This could be a lot bigger than we think,” Mastronardi said of having fresh, local berries that are grown using less chemicals because of the beneficial insects greenhouses use to kill pests.
“This opens up a realm of trying a whole bunch of new things.”
Next on the list are raspberries, he said.
Read more at the Windsor Star (Sharon Hill)
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