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Fresh Perspective on Cultivate 19
Fresh Perspective on Cultivate 19

A.M.A. has been attending Cultivate (and its previous iteration, Ohio Short Course) for more than 25 years. Since then, our booth, our team and our selection of horticultural solutions has continued to grow and evolve to meet the needs of our industry....

Inspiration from FlowerTrials and GreenTech
Inspiration from FlowerTrials and GreenTech

Every year in the month of June, breeders, propagators, growers and buyers flock to the Netherlands and Germany for FlowerTrials. This year, more than 7,000 visitors from 66 countries toured 30 unique sites and saw new introductions and existing varieties from more than 60 breeders.  A.M.A.’s Anne-Marie Klaas, Purchasing and Inventory Coordinator, and Connie and Rick......

#LeafyGreens101: Cultivate ’19 Hydroponics Session
#LeafyGreens101: Cultivate ’19 Hydroponics Session

Hydroponic leafy green production can present commercial growers with exciting opportunities. New crop varieties, greater control, improvements in quality, consistency and yield, and year-round production are just some of the many benefits. But it can be intimidating to get started in hydroponics. What crops best suit your market? What system is right for your space?......

7 Canadian horticulture innovations to celebrate
7 Canadian horticulture innovations to celebrate

Canada isn’t much of a bragging country. We’re known for being polite, for saying sorry, for being satisfied with the simple things: cottage weekends, Tim’s and the odd hat trick. But during Canadian Innovation Week, we have a lot to brag about. Canada is a land of innovators. We’re the home of JAVA programming language,......

Turning May Grey with Al’s Flower Pouch
Turning May Grey with Al’s Flower Pouch

If you’re a customer of A.M.A., then you probably know we are ardent supporters of Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada (BTFC). Perhaps you even know that the sale of every Al’s Flower Pouch in Canada supports BTFC, which in turn supports patients living with a brain tumour, and their families across Canada. May is Brain......

Serving Up Sustainability at CPMA 2019
Serving Up Sustainability at CPMA 2019

A.M.A.’s Shawn Mallen and Rick Bradt attended the Canadian Produce Marketing Association (CPMA) conference and trade show this week, along with an estimated 4,000 other participants. Their goal? Get a first-hand look at what’s new across the country and discover what solutions are needed to support the changing needs of our produce-growing customers.   “It was......

Growing Healthy Oaks
Growing Healthy Oaks

Growing Healthy Oaks: Niagara Collage Students Share Research With their unique root systems, oak trees can be tough to grow and often develop root defects during the first stages of growth when roots come into contact with the propagation tray’s walls. But where there is a horticulture challenge, there is also an opportunity to find solutions.......

International Women’s Day 2019 –  Women at A.M.A. on driving horticulture forward
International Women’s Day 2019 – Women at A.M.A. on driving horticulture forward

Women at A.M.A. share insights on driving horticulture forward March 4, 2019, Kingsville To mark International Women’s Day on March 8th, women at A.M.A. Horticulture Inc. are sharing their insights on how to drive horticulture forward. The company’s female team members are at the heart of a social media campaign launched today. “We strive to be......

Getting into Hydroponics
Getting into Hydroponics

Are you thinking of getting into hydroponics? Have you ever thought about leafy greens? It’s easy to get started with the Dry Hydroponics system, perfect for short-cycle crops like leafy greens, herbs and flowers. Earlier this year, Nadine Stielow, owner of Thiel’s Greenhouses in Bruderheim, Alberta, took the plunge into hydroponics by building leafy green......

Proud Sponsor of NASGA Symposium
Proud Sponsor of NASGA Symposium

We Believe in Better Berries As a leading supplier of North America’s soft fruit industry, A.M.A. is a proud sponsor of the North American Strawberry Growers Association (NASGA) annual meeting and symposium in Orlando, Florida, from February 3rd – 6th, 2019. Our own hydroponics and berries expert, Shawn Mallen, will be attending the events to......

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