Success Stories

Growing trial of greenhouse waste could help open new markets

Researchers from Niagara College’s Agriculture & Environmental Technologies Innovation Centre (AETIC) have played an important role investigating uses for a waste product from the greenhouse industry. The research team with students from the Greenhouse Technician program worked on a course-based growing trial project with Walker Environmental Group (WEG) to explore recycling possibilities…

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NC researchers validate vertical growing system for commercialization

For more than 50 years, Beamsville, Ont.’s Zwart Systems has been designing and manufacturing custom horticultural technology solutions for the greenhouse industry across North America. With the aim of expanding its product line to offer a lower-cost growing option for the micro greens, cannabis and vegetable industry, the company designed…

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