Canadian Greenhouse Conference 2019, Niagra Falls, Canada

Heinz Ebel, Cees Ammerlaan, Ali Mohammed, Veronique Savekoul, Rafael Mora Dan Skimmer with Nunhems. Their cucumber varieties for high wire cultivation are popular in the area.
Heinz Ebel, Cees Ammerlaan, Ali Mohammed, Veronique Savekoul, Rafael Mora & Dan Skimmer with Nunhems. Their cucumber varieties for high wire cultivation are popular in the area.
Richard van de Waard, Marc Rozema Frank te Kamp with Paul Boers / Prins Greenhouses.
Richard van de Waard, Marc Rozema & Frank te Kamp with Paul Boers / Prins Greenhouses.
The Illumitex team showed their Illumitex HarvestEdge Extra Output, that was released this year. In the photo David Wagner, Dennis Riling, Joel Enns, Jordan Goulet Wes Eaton.
The Illumitex team showed their Illumitex HarvestEdge Extra Output, that was released this year. In the photo David Wagner, Dennis Riling, Joel Enns, Jordan Goulet & Wes Eaton.
Jaired Rusch with T.O. Plastics shows the companies new tray
Jaired Rusch with T.O. Plastics shows the companies new tray
Jamie Prior, Charlotte Mackay Steve Droog with Kam's Grower Supply, offering the ProGro water soluble fertiliser under their own brand.
Jamie Prior, Charlotte Mackay & Steve Droog with Kam's Grower Supply, offering the ProGro water soluble fertiliser under their own brand. 
An important day for the tem with Westland Greenhouses / Alweco. Not just because Peter van den Bos with Niagara Conveyor Systems joined them for the photo, but also because Leo Alsemgeest shared his story on how, little by little, he's taking a step back: https://www.hortidaily.com/article/9151159/bit-by-bit-a-step-back/.In the photo Curtis Rodrigue, Peter van den Bos. Julie Jones, Nico Niepce, Leo Alsemgeest, Craig Riesebosch Tyler Rodrigue.
An important day for the tem with Westland Greenhouses / Alweco. Not just because Peter van den Bos with Niagara Conveyor Systems joined them for the photo, but also because Leo Alsemgeest shared his story on how, little by little, he's taking a step back: https://www.hortidaily.com/article/9151159/bit-by-bit-a-step-back/

In the photo Curtis Rodrigue, Peter van den Bos. Julie Jones, Nico Niepce, Leo Alsemgeest, Craig Riesebosch & Tyler Rodrigue.
Fibredust launched a wood fiber coir mix prior to the show and Andrew Pidgeon was presenting it - read all about it here:https://www.hortidaily.com/article/9150777/adding-wood-fiber-makes-coir-even-better/
Fibredust launched a wood fiber coir mix prior to the show and Andrew Pidgeon was presenting it - read all about it here:https://www.hortidaily.com/article/9150777/adding-wood-fiber-makes-coir-even-better/ 
Ramon Bol, Jon Adams, Henk Verbakel and - relatively new to the North American Havecon team - Ricky Elz.
Ramon Bol, Jon Adams, Henk Verbakel and - relatively new to the North American Havecon team - Ricky Elz. 
Where there's pink lights and rubber ducks, you know you can't be far from the Oreon booth. In the photo Jan Mol, Jason Beer, Arnold de Kievit Pien Stams. The company has some nice products coming up - stay tuned!
Where there's pink lights and rubber ducks, you know you can't be far from the Oreon booth. In the photo Jan Mol, Jason Beer, Arnold de Kievit & Pien Stams. The company has some nice products coming up - stay tuned!
Yoeri Samwel (Letsgrow.com), Steven van der Zalm ( Colonial Florists), Martin Jensen, Luis Trujilo, Kaleb Muorik Pieter Kwakernaak (all Hoogendoorn Americas)
Yoeri Samwel (Letsgrow.com), Steven van der Zalm ( Colonial Florists), Martin Jensen, Luis Trujilo, Kaleb Muorik & Pieter Kwakernaak (all Hoogendoorn Americas)
Wait - is that a new team member for the Priva team?
Wait - is that a new team member for the Priva team?
Nah it's not! Here we have the familiar faces: Henry Vangameren, Dave Taylor Bill Whittaker with Priva North America.
Nah it's not! Here we have the familiar faces: Henry Vangameren, Dave Taylor & Bill Whittaker with Priva North America.
Barbara Perzanowski, Ray Houweling Douglas Marlow with Signify.
Barbara Perzanowski, Ray Houweling & Douglas Marlow with Signify. 
The team with Grodan having a rare quiet moment. Their E-Gro software platform was launched in North America this summer and seems to fulfil a gap in the market: https://www.hortidaily.com/article/9132921/grodan-launches-e-gro-software-platform-in-north-america/
The team with Grodan having a rare quiet moment. Their E-Gro software platform was launched in North America this summer and seems to fulfil a gap in the market: https://www.hortidaily.com/article/9132921/grodan-launches-e-gro-software-platform-in-north-america/ 
Leon Verkoelen with Berkvens. Showing the Control Lift 3000.
Leon Verkoelen with Berkvens. Showing the Control Lift 3000.
Kees van Dam with KOAT, showing their solutions to robotically pick pack products like beef tomatoes cucumbers.
Kees van Dam with KOAT, showing their solutions to robotically pick & pack products like beef tomatoes & cucumbers.
Recently we published about the Syngenta project realised by TC vd Dool so it was no wonder Vincent van den Dool (second on the right) was visited many times. In the photo with Alan Juncker (Ten Cate), Peter Stuyt (Total Energy Group), Klaas-Jan de Ruiter (Ten Cate) Michiel van Spronsen of Glascom Tuinbouw
Recently we published about the Syngenta project realised by TC vd Dool so it was no wonder Vincent van den Dool (second on the right) was visited many times. In the photo with Alan Juncker (Ten Cate), Peter Stuyt (Total Energy Group), Klaas-Jan de Ruiter (Ten Cate) & Michiel van Spronsen of Glascom Tuinbouw
Vermillion Growers from Manitoba is currently working on the realisation of their greenhouse, which will be equipped with Megaphoton lights so they couldn't miss out on visiting the company during the CGC. In the photo Ted van Haute Travis Copeland with Morelite and Patrick Jolicoeur with Minnipeg Environmental Lucky Deschauer Mark Kohan with Vermillion Growers and of course Robert Jan de Ruiter with his colleagues of Megaphoton.
Vermillion Growers from Manitoba is currently working on the realisation of their greenhouse, which will be equipped with Megaphoton lights so they couldn't miss out on visiting the company during the CGC. In the photo Ted van Haute & Travis Copeland with Morelite and Patrick Jolicoeur with Minnipeg Environmental & Lucky Deschauer & Mark Kohan with Vermillion Growers and of course Robert Jan de Ruiter with his colleagues of Megaphoton. 
Fued Alle and Guillerma Baquero, J.Huete, showing the Hydroponic Systems products.
Fued Alle and Guillerma Baquero, J.Huete, showing the Hydroponic Systems products.  
The team with PB Tec is one of the reasons the show is growing. They serve many growers in the area. In the photo Richard Smit, Rob Wiese, Aarond Morris Sam van der Knaap.
 The team with PB Tec is one of the reasons the show is growing. They serve many growers in the area. In the photo Richard Smit, Rob Wiese, Aarond Morris & Sam van der Knaap.
Randor Cena with HSI (Hortus Supplies International) talks to a visitor about their supplies for the vegetable, floral and MMJ market.
Randor Cena with HSI (Hortus Supplies International) talks to a visitor about their supplies for the vegetable, floral and MMJ market.
Frank Janssen Sonny Moerenhout with Grodan. Recently Sonny shared some of his insights on irrigation in MMJ cultivation with us. Read the articles here and here.

Frank Janssen & Sonny Moerenhout with Grodan. Recently Sonny shared some of his insights on irrigation in MMJ cultivation with us. Read the articles here and here.

Stephan Klijn Arie Alblas go way back. Nowadays Stephan grows soft fruit - and of course takes care of little Hendrik who very much enjoyed his first greenhouse show.
Stephan Klijn & Arie Alblas go way back. Nowadays Stephan grows soft fruit - and of course takes care of little Hendrik who very much enjoyed his first greenhouse show.
After this coffee your editor walked with her head up in the clouds for the rest of the day.
After this coffee your editor walked with her head up in the clouds for the rest of the day.
And so did Guy Totaro with Mucci Farms, as his Svensson coffee of course had the Mucci logo on top.
And so did Guy Totaro with Mucci Farms, as his Svensson coffee of course had the Mucci logo on top.
BryanMiller, Guy Totaro, Alexander Mendez Corny Thiessen with Mucci Farms, with in the middle Stella Thomas with Svensson.
Bryan Miller, Guy Totaro, Alexander Mendez & Corny Thiessen with Mucci Farms, with in the middle Stella Thomas with Svensson.
Laura Hayden with Lumigrow shows not only their lighting solutions but also the spore cam: https://www.hortidaily.com/article/9130598/early-disease-detection-with-sporecam-sensors/
Laura Hayden with Lumigrow shows not only their lighting solutions but also the spore cam: https://www.hortidaily.com/article/9130598/early-disease-detection-with-sporecam-sensors/ 
And Marleen van der Torre with Daphne Brogdon with Micro Grow Systems, who was looking for the best tasting tomatoes at the show and found them at RijK Zwaan.
And Marleen van der Torre with Daphne Brogdon with Micro Grow Systems, who was looking for the best tasting tomatoes at the show and found them at RijK Zwaan.
Jack Maruna Veronica Cervantes with Biobest Canada showing of course the bumblebees, but also Nutrimite and other IPM solutions.
Jack Maruna & Veronica Cervantes with Biobest Canada showing of course the bumblebees, but also Nutrimite and other IPM solutions.
Kyle Barnett with Hort Americas shows the Current, powered by GE fixture that was launched just before summer: https://www.hortidaily.com/article/9113324/current-introduces-one-for-one-led-replacement-for-1000w-hps-products/
Kyle Barnett with Hort Americas shows the Current, powered by GE fixture that was launched just before summer: https://www.hortidaily.com/article/9113324/current-introduces-one-for-one-led-replacement-for-1000w-hps-products/ 
Triple J is not the drinks provided at the show after 4, it's Jay Honeycutt and two Javo logos.
Triple J is not the drinks provided at the show after 4, it's Jay Honeycutt and two Javo logos.
Kathy Sykes, Jake Wiens Pete Wiebe with SEF (South Essex Fabricating). Their work at Heritage Farms is nearly finished: https://www.hortidaily.com/article/9145231/can-on-snack-tomato-grower-builds-18-hectare-facility/
Kathy Sykes, Jake Wiens & Pete Wiebe with SEF (South Essex Fabricating). Their work at Heritage Farms is nearly finished: https://www.hortidaily.com/article/9145231/can-on-snack-tomato-grower-builds-18-hectare-facility/ 
Marc Vijverberg Rene Caron with AAB International, visited by Abe Wiebe with Universal Fabrication.
Marc Vijverberg & Rene Caron with AAB International, visited by Abe Wiebe with Universal Fabrication.
Mike, Drew Paul Berkel (Proplant Propagation Services) visiting the Cultilene booth with in it Lionel Bisch, Alessandro Montanarella, Serge Pas Ruud van Gils.
Mike, Drew & Paul Berkel (Proplant Propagation Services) visiting the Cultilene booth with in it Lionel Bisch, Alessandro Montanarella, Serge Pas & Ruud van Gils.
Byron Melon, Rachel England Joe Battaglia with Koppert Biological Systems
Byron Melon, Rachel England & Joe Battaglia with Koppert Biological Systems
Peter Haakman (Dramm, right) visits Roberto Haveroth Phil Stoffyn with Enza Zaden.
Peter Haakman (Dramm, right) visits Roberto Haveroth & Phil Stoffyn with Enza Zaden.
Various peppers and tomatoes by Enza Zaden.
Various peppers and tomatoes by Enza Zaden.
Aaron Bickel Arie Barendregt, Viscon
Aaron Bickel & Arie Barendregt, Viscon
Tyler Sandson, Sherry Tancey Mark Wilson, Fluence By Osram.
Tyler Sandson, Sherry Tancey & Mark Wilson, Fluence By Osram.
Herman Verboom (HT Verboom Transportsystemen), John de Vreugd (Altisol), Tom van Reeven (TK Topboiler) Gert-Jan Zantingh, Zantingh, united as the Dutch Suppliers Group.
Herman Verboom (HT Verboom Transportsystemen), John de Vreugd (Altisol), Tom van Reeven (TK Topboiler) & Gert-Jan Zantingh, Zantingh, united as the Dutch Suppliers Group.
The team with Ridder their North American partners, Mark van der Ende withAcrobat Projects
The team with Ridder & their North American partners, Mark van der Ende with Acrobat Projects
A celebrate week for Saber Miresmaille with Ecoation. The company has seen remarkable growth and is currently delivering their first commercial machines to the North American market. Read more about it here. In the photo with Trudy Peter Martens.
A celebrate week for Saber Miresmaille with Ecoation. The company has seen remarkable growth and is currently delivering their first commercial machines to the North American market. Read more about it here. In the photo with Trudy & Peter Martens.
Spring Zhuwith Sangreen was busy explaining customers about the complete greenhouse projects the company takes on.
Spring Zhu with Sangreen was busy explaining customers about the complete greenhouse projects the company takes on.
Patrick Voortman, Frank Ketler and Ed Roeleveld with Vulcan Vitotherm.
 Patrick Voortman, Frank Ketler and Ed Roeleveld with Vulcan & Vitotherm.
Even though tomatoes are not his specialty, Eric Boot can take a photo with Elise Johnson with AMA Horticulture, showing their 60 litre growing container suitable for organic growing. Read all about it here: https://www.hortidaily.com/article/9151594/new-growing-container-for-indoor-organic-vegetables/

Even though tomatoes are not his specialty, Eric Boot can take a photo with Elise Johnson with AMA Horticulture, showing their 60 litre growing container suitable for organic growing. Read all about it here: https://www.hortidaily.com/article/9151594/new-growing-container-for-indoor-organic-vegetables/ 

Soft fruit specialist Eric Boot. Pam Fischer (Fischer Consultancy), David Klon Hesselink (Fenwick Berry Farms), Will Van Viet (Van Vliet Group) meeting up to check the solutions AMA Horticulture provides for the soft fruit industry.

Soft fruit specialist Eric Boot. Pam Fischer (Fischer Consultancy), David Klon Hesselink (Fenwick Berry Farms), Will Van Viet (Van Vliet Group) meeting up to check the solutions AMA Horticulture provides for the soft fruit industry.

A festive week for Dutch Plantin! The company launched their new visual identity. In the photo Maarten van Hagen with Houwling Group, Siby Joseph with Dutch Plantin Jack Houweling with the joint venture Dutch Plantin Houweling that was set ups this year to provide growers with a full product range.
A festive week for Dutch Plantin! The company launched their new visual identity. In the photo Maarten van Hagen with Houwling Group, Siby Joseph with Dutch Plantin & Jack Houweling with the joint venture Dutch Plantin Houweling that was set ups this year to provide growers with a full product range.
Thorben Looije Jessica Zuidgeest, Valto BV. They were happy to announce the allowance of their vaccination program into more countries this week, including UK France. Read all about it here: https://www.hortidaily.com/article/9152159/protecting-tomato-plants-against-pepino-mosaic-virus/
Thorben Looije & Jessica Zuidgeest, Valto BV. They were happy to announce the allowance of their vaccination program into more countries this week, including UK & France. Read all about it here: https://www.hortidaily.com/article/9152159/protecting-tomato-plants-against-pepino-mosaic-virus/ 
Peter Heemskerk with Mardenkro. Autumn is time for ReduClean in the area!
Peter Heemskerk with Mardenkro. Autumn is time for ReduClean in the area!
Stijn Leijdekkers, Ruud van Aperen Peter van den Bemd with MJ Tech. Their high pressure fogging systems provide additional control over the climate, optimal humidity and a cooling system with minimal water use.

Stijn Leijdekkers, Ruud van Aperen & Peter van den Bemd with MJ Tech. Their high pressure fogging systems provide additional control over the climate, optimal humidity and a cooling system with minimal water use.

Bill VandenOever and hiss colleagues with Bold Robotic Solutions showing - you might never guess - their Robotic Solutions, to increase productivity, improve safety, and decrease cost. Photo by Greenhouse Canada.
Bill VandenOever and hiss colleagues with Bold Robotic Solutions showing - you might never guess - their Robotic Solutions, to increase productivity, improve safety, and decrease cost. Photo by Greenhouse Canada. 
Peter Stuyt with Total Energy Systems, Pascal van Oers with VEK Rob van Leeuwen with FH Crone meeting up at Meteor Systems.
Peter Stuyt with Total Energy Systems, Pascal van Oers with VEK & Rob van Leeuwen with F&H Crone meeting up at Meteor Systems.
If you would have just stayed at the Meteor Systems booth al show long you would at least have run into most of the soft fruit growers and specialists on the show. In the photo Marc van Gennip with Genson Quality Plants, one of the speakers on the conference, Sjef Smits with Boem Berry Farms Peter Lexmond with Meteor Systems.
If you would have just stayed at the Meteor Systems booth al show long you would at least have run into most of the soft fruit growers and specialists on the show. In the photo Marc van Gennip with Genson Quality Plants, one of the speakers on the conference, Sjef Smits with Boem Berry Farms & Peter Lexmond with Meteor Systems.
Arie Alblas meets up with Chris Mastronardi Morgan Dresseur (Leamington Produce) at the booth of Meteor Systems.
 Arie Alblas meets up with Chris Mastronardi & Morgan Dresseur (Leamington Produce) at the booth of Meteor Systems.
Peter Vos, Hugo Pans Cock van Bommel with Erfgoed, well-known for their ebb-and-flood floors.
Peter Vos, Hugo Pans & Cock van Bommel with Erfgoed, well-known for their ebb-and-flood floors.
The team with FormFlex Canada and Ecoation: Albert Pinto, Brian MacDonald, Saber Miresmailli Dennis van Gaalen
The team with FormFlex Canada and Ecoation: Albert Pinto, Brian MacDonald, Saber Miresmailli & Dennis van Gaalen
Rick Friedrich with Lumigrow Lars Jensen with Blackmore.
Rick Friedrich with Lumigrow & Lars Jensen with Blackmore.
Laust Dam with Aurora Larssen Projects cannot be missed at the show!
Laust Dam with Aurora Larssen Projects cannot be missed at the show!
As the rest of the team was out for lunch, Larry Chartier Scott Holmes had time for a photo. The etGROW products provide insights on growing.
As the rest of the team was out for lunch, Larry Chartier & Scott Holmes had time for a photo. The etGROW products provide insights on growing.
Amanda Moen, Vineland Research and Innovation Centre Peter van Duin, Eminent Seeds.
Amanda Moen, Vineland Research and Innovation Centre & Peter van Duin, Eminent Seeds.
PamelaCooze with Hortprotect
Pamela  Cooze with Hortprotect
Colonial Florists, plant propagator of vegetative annuals
Colonial Florists, plant propagator of vegetative annuals
Leigh Copeman, Meagan Creighton Rob Vanstaalduinen with Express Seed Company
Leigh Copeman, Meagan Creighton & Rob Vanstaalduinen with Express Seed Company
Beekenkamp Plastics and Plants united at the Canadian Greenhouse Conference. In the photo Sirekit Mol, Jerry Arkesteijn Kat Wolpen. They brought two new varieties, LaBellaDahlias and the KelosCelosia, and the new California strawberry substrate tray, the 34-hole strawberry plug tray.
Beekenkamp Plastics and Plants united at the Canadian Greenhouse Conference. In the photo Sirekit Mol, Jerry Arkesteijn & Kat Wolpen. They brought two new varieties, LaBella® Dahlias and the Kelos® Celosia, and the new California strawberry substrate tray, the 34-hole strawberry plug tray.
Diving into the succulents from Succulents Unlimited, supplier of unrooted cuttings of succulents and tropical foliage.
Diving into the succulents from Succulents Unlimited, supplier of unrooted cuttings of succulents and tropical foliage.
John Davis with Axia Vegetable Seeds shows the many varieties suited for the Canadian growers
John Davis with Axia Vegetable Seeds shows the many varieties suited for the Canadian growers
The DrainVision system by Paskal is an innovative irrigation monitor system helping growers to optimise their watering crop growth.
The DrainVision system by Paskal is an innovative irrigation monitor system helping growers to optimise their watering & crop growth.
The team with De Ruiter Seeds
The team with De Ruiter Seeds
Even early in the morning after their annual Eat.Drink.Chill, the Sun Parlour team was present at the show!
Even early in the morning after their annual Eat.Drink.Chill, the Sun Parlour team was present at the show!
Ruud van Gils Alessandro Montanarella with Sain-Gobain Cultilene
Ruud van Gils & Alessandro Montanarella with Sain-Gobain Cultilene
Adam Newby with Profile Products, shows the HydraFiber substrates helping growers to optimise production
Adam Newby with Profile Products, shows the HydraFiber substrates helping growers to optimise production
The Westbrook team: Jack Smit, Earl Reinink, Lorri Hiebert, Les van Egmond
The Westbrook team: Jack Smit, Earl Reinink, Lorri Hiebert, Les van Egmond
Bill Miller with Li-Cor, showing their sensors monitoring systems for better control over the greenhouse
Bill Miller with Li-Cor, showing their sensors & monitoring systems for better control over the greenhouse
Blair Busenbark with Mycorrhizal Applications, an additive based on mycorrhizal fungi helping to better the root system. Read more about their latest addition, the MycoApply Injector Endo, here:https://www.floraldaily.com/article/9122706/us-new-mycorrhizal-product-specifically-designed-for-horticulture-injection-systems/
Blair Busenbark with Mycorrhizal Applications, an additive based on mycorrhizal fungi helping to better the root system. Read more about their latest addition, the MycoApply Injector Endo, here: 
https://www.floraldaily.com/article/9122706/us-new-mycorrhizal-product-specifically-designed-for-horticulture-injection-systems/ 
Kevin Van Wingerden John Lelie with Enertec Engineering, providing complete system design for energy systems.
Kevin Van Wingerden & John Lelie with Enertec Engineering, providing complete system design for energy systems.
Devon VanZalen and Louis Damm taking the honors for the Dramm Irrigation team
Devon VanZalen and Louis Damm taking the honors for the Dramm Irrigation team
That's some serious smiles from the JV Energy Solutions team! Anneke Scholtes, Henry Friesen, Jan Voshol Wilco Voshol.
That's some serious smiles from the JV Energy Solutions team! Anneke Scholtes, Henry Friesen, Jan Voshol & Wilco Voshol. 
Mark Looije with Looije Agro Technics
Mark Looije with Looije Agro Technics 
Niagara College Canada launched courses for commercial cannabis production and there is a lot of interest for that.
Niagara College Canada launched courses for commercial cannabis production and there is a lot of interest for that.
Flowers Canada Growers launched a new growers' directory. In the photo Jason Morse, Tom Baker (workplace safety prevention services), Lynda Twomey Jess Gough.
Flowers Canada Growers launched a new growers' directory. In the photo Jason Morse, Tom Baker (workplace safety & prevention services), Lynda Twomey & Jess Gough.
Cor Taks with Taks Handling Systems
Cor Taks with Taks Handling Systems
Antonio Gmez of Greenhouse Depot Inc showing the Holland Gaas products and catching up withMichiel van Spronssen with Glascom International
Antonio Gómez of Greenhouse Depot Inc showing the Holland Gaas products and catching up with Michiel van Spronssen with Glascom International
Heather Machin, Felicia Vandervelde Tanya Carvalho with Ball Seed showing the Galaxy Geranium in watermelon colour.
Heather Machin, Felicia Vandervelde & Tanya Carvalho with Ball Seed showing the Galaxy Geranium in watermelon colour.
The well-known PlantProducts display with in it Beth Bylsma, Dave Hill Andrew Dick.
The well-known PlantProducts display with in it Beth Bylsma, Dave Hill & Andrew Dick. 
Sue Guglin, Julie Graesch Colin Ashbee with Bioworks
Sue Guglin, Julie Graesch & Colin Ashbee with Bioworks
And in the evening of course it was time for drinks. The annual annual Eat.Drink.Chill event was organised by Sun Parlour Grower Supply, Excalibur, FormFlex, HUB, Van Iperen, De Ruiter, Vetoquinol, Paskal Koppert
And in the evening of course it was time for drinks. The annual annual Eat.Drink.Chill event was organised by Sun Parlour Grower Supply, Excalibur, FormFlex, HUB, Van Iperen, De Ruiter, Vetoquinol, Paskal & Koppert 
For the sake of the industry we didn't take too many pictures and avoided the close ups - but believe us that this was one of the reasons not many people were happy to see a camera in the morning.
For the sake of the industry we didn't take too many pictures and avoided the close ups - but believe us that this was one of the reasons not many people were happy to see a camera in the morning. 
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Busy moments at the exhibition, especially when the educational sessions had a break.
Busy moments at the exhibition, especially when the educational sessions had a break.
Laura Barbison with Plant Prod MJ explaining to a visitor how nutrition can improve the plant
Laura Barbison with Plant Prod MJ explaining to a visitor how nutrition can improve the plant
Game time! At Fafara the tombola rolled.
Game time! At Fafara the tombola rolled.
John Touw with Rekker Gardens visiting the Koen Pack team: Marco Zwaan, Jordan Reinink, Mark van Dooren Shane van Brederode. Since this year they operate from a new office: https://www.floraldaily.com/article/9121680/can-on-new-office-for-koen-pack-canada-almost-ready/
John Touw with Rekker Gardens visiting the Koen Pack team: Marco Zwaan, Jordan Reinink, Mark van Dooren & Shane van Brederode. Since this year they operate from a new office: https://www.floraldaily.com/article/9121680/can-on-new-office-for-koen-pack-canada-almost-ready/ 
The propagation trays by Paul O'Neill with BPGrower are well-known in the vegetable industry and are also being used in hemp production
The propagation trays by Paul O'Neill with BPGrower are well-known in the vegetable industry and are also being used in hemp production
Randy Rowe with the Grow Up Conferences, being organised in Canada and focusing on the profession cannabis grower.
Randy Rowe with the Grow Up Conferences, being organised in Canada and focusing on the profession cannabis grower.
Here we have Pepijn Looijaard with Dutch Lighting Innovations...
Here we have Pepijn Looijaard with Dutch Lighting Innovations...
And here we have Pepijn Looijaard with Dutch Lighting Innovations and Pete Hendriksen with Cee Green! Earlier this year Pete informed us about reducing root diseases in strawberries: https://www.hortidaily.com/article/9124911/reducing-the-chance-of-root-disease-in-strawberries-with-growing-mats/
And here we have Pepijn Looijaard with Dutch Lighting Innovations and Pete Hendriksen with Cee Green! Earlier this year Pete informed us about reducing root diseases in strawberries: https://www.hortidaily.com/article/9124911/reducing-the-chance-of-root-disease-in-strawberries-with-growing-mats/ 
Howard Huy Marleen van der Torre with Rijk Zwaan Canada.
Howard Huy & Marleen van der Torre with Rijk Zwaan Canada. 
Rick Rabb with Dummen Orange
Rick Rabb with Dummen Orange
In the booth with Bellpark Horticulture are Robbert Jan in 't Veld Justin van der Putten with Viscon Aimfresh. They cannot share too many details yet, but already have something nice planned for IPM next year.
In the booth with Bellpark Horticulture are Robbert Jan in 't Veld & Justin van der Putten with Viscon Aimfresh. They cannot share too many details yet, but already have something nice planned for IPM next year.
Bill Maartense with Quick Plug and of course the Quick Plug plugs!
Bill Maartense with Quick Plug and of course the Quick Plug plugs!
Denis Dullemans with Agrolux shines bright like his lighting solutions!
Denis Dullemans with Agrolux shines bright like his lighting solutions!
Busy times at Berger
Busy times at Berger
Of course the GGS Structures team was present.
Of course the GGS Structures team was present.
Also Jiffy offered new solutions for the organic market.
Also Jiffy offered new solutions for the organic market.
Hani Gnhomeshi (Unity Root), Thierry Koch (2Grow) and the team at the Aqua4D booth. Together they can help saving water and proving insights on how that betters the crop production.
Hani Gnhomeshi (Unity Root), Thierry Koch (2Grow) and the team at the Aqua4D booth. Together they can help saving water and proving insights on how that betters the crop production.
Heliospectra hardly had a moment to eat lunch or grab a coffee!
Heliospectra hardly had a moment to eat lunch or grab a coffee! 
Serious business being done here! This year has been an exciting one for Theriault Hachet as their new fabric opened. Big smiles from Jody Williston, In the photo with Trevor van der Zalm, European Planters.
Serious business being done here! This year has been an exciting one for Theriault & Hachet as their new fabric opened. Big smiles from Jody Williston, In the photo with Trevor van der Zalm, European Planters.
Of course the Argus team brought the tools to show their Argus Live system. Read more about it here - or just look at the smiles from the team ;)
Of course the Argus team brought the tools to show their Argus Live system. Read more about it here - or just look at the smiles from the team ;)
Alain Gendron Francis Paquin with Harnois, expert in manufacturing greenhouse structures for over 50 years.
Alain Gendron & Francis Paquin with Harnois, expert in manufacturing greenhouse structures for over 50 years.
The team with Hamill is currently working hard to get the new website up and running, showing videos of their automated harvest solutions and at the same time providing growers in both America as Europe with their products. In the photo Kevin Hobbs.
The team with Hamill is currently working hard to get the new website up and running, showing videos of their automated harvest solutions and at the same time providing growers in both America as Europe with their products. In the photo Kevin Hobbs.
Peter Boekestijn with Virgil Greenhouses talking to Jason Verhoef with Moleaer. There is a lot of attention for their solution providing irrigation water enriched with additional oxygen nano bubbles
Peter Boekestijn with Virgil Greenhouses talking to Jason Verhoef with Moleaer. There is a lot of attention for their solution providing irrigation water enriched with additional oxygen nano bubbles
Steven Adriaense with Van Looveren, Anneke Scholtes with JV Energy Solutions
Steven Adriaense with Van Looveren, Anneke Scholtes with JV Energy Solutions
And then its time for drinks. Henk Verbakel with Havecon, Peter Stuyt with Total Energy Solutions, Olaf van Marrewijk with Hagelunie, Ramon Bol with Havecon, Peter Broekman with Hagelunie, Harry van Wingerden with HvWConsulting Marleen van der Torre with Rijk Zwaan.
And then it’s time for drinks. Henk Verbakel with Havecon, Peter Stuyt with Total Energy Solutions, Olaf van Marrewijk with Hagelunie, Ramon Bol with Havecon, Peter Broekman with Hagelunie, Harry van Wingerden with HvW Consulting & Marleen van der Torre with Rijk Zwaan.
How to prove yourt rays are quality? Well, there's no discussion about the strength anymore!
How to prove yourt rays are quality? Well, there's no discussion about the strength anymore!
On top of it is Alfred Boot with Herkuplast. The company is being represented by Globalhort in Beamsville, Ontario.
On top of it is Alfred Boot with Herkuplast. The company is being represented by Globalhort in Beamsville, Ontario.
The new Intergrow Greenhouses greenhouse is doing great so Mario van Logten, Tina Jim Beck could leave the venture for some hours to visit the show.
The new Intergrow Greenhouses greenhouse is doing great so Mario van Logten, Tina & Jim Beck could leave the venture for some hours to visit the show.
Patrick Patterson with Gryphon offering automation for various greenhouse controls
Patrick Patterson with Gryphon offering automation for various greenhouse controls
Frederic Gagnon Michel Morin with Lambert Peat Moss. The Ecopeat is a substrate with added natural wood fiber to provide better quality, air porosity and water holding capacity.
Frederic Gagnon & Michel Morin with Lambert Peat Moss. The Ecopeat is a substrate with added natural wood fiber to provide better quality, air porosity and water holding capacity.
Melanie Fernandes with Syngenta Flowers shows the new Lantana. This sterile variety gets deeper red when it is exposed to sunlight.
Melanie Fernandes with Syngenta Flowers shows the new Lantana. This sterile variety gets deeper red when it is exposed to sunlight.
The Thrive Agritech lighting fixtures.
The Thrive Agritech lighting fixtures. 
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Justinn Ann Oosterveld with Agrozone, providing an ozone based disinfection solution.
Justinn & Ann Oosterveld with Agrozone, providing an ozone based disinfection solution.
Cees de Groot, Rob Brinkert Jeff McFadden with Plantech.
Cees de Groot, Rob Brinkert & Jeff McFadden with Plantech.
Dave Wilding with Milenniumsoils Coir.
Dave Wilding with Milenniumsoils Coir.
Jian Song Chris Meier with AL Canada tell about their tracing software and the Alink software.
Jian Song & Chris Meier with A&L Canada tell about their tracing software and the Alink software.
And last but not least - we couldn't miss out on Arwin van der Wees with SPX so Herman Verboom and Tom van Reenen were willing to pose again!
And last but not least - we couldn't miss out on Arwin van der Wees with SPX so Herman Verboom and Tom van Reenen were willing to pose again! 
John Greene, Cindy Farnsworth Darren Gilbert with Bluelab. The company is currently looking for a sales and office administrator in the Netherlands: https://www.hortidaily.com/vacancy/9282/office-and-sales-administrator/
John Greene, Cindy Farnsworth & Darren Gilbert with Bluelab. The company is currently looking for a sales and office administrator in the Netherlands: https://www.hortidaily.com/vacancy/9282/office-and-sales-administrator/ 
Mike and Tyler Jacobs show Hemp Sense. This project is made out of a byproduct from CBD production and can be added to substrate to offer better retainability.
Mike and Tyler Jacobs show Hemp Sense. This project is made out of a byproduct from CBD production and can be added to substrate to offer better retainability.
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Photobio, powered by Sananbio.
Photobio, powered by Sananbio.
Ben Berg provides equipment.
Ben Berg provides equipment.
And it's a wrap! Carol Puppi and Glenna Cairnie can be happy after the two day event. But only for a short time - expectations are high for next years Canadian Greenhouse Conference!
And it's a wrap! Carol Puppi and Glenna Cairnie can be happy after the two day event. But only for a short time - expectations are high for next years Canadian Greenhouse Conference!
Picture time! A rare behind the scenes shot....
Picture time! A rare behind the scenes shot....
The Decowraps products.
The Decowraps products.
New this year for PremierTech Horticulture is the Promix CWXMC, a 100% coco substrate for berries. And of course the grow slabs remain popular.
New this year for PremierTech Horticulture is the Promix CWXMC, a 100% coco substrate for berries. And of course the grow slabs remain popular.

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