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Oct. 2, 2018

Senate to study Foreign Workers Program

This week, the Senate's Standing Committee on Agriculture and Forestry will be looking into Canada’s Temporary Foreign Workers Program. A number of industry stakeholders will be present.

AAFC invests in hemp sector

Previously, harvest of the entire industrial hemp plant (including its flowering heads, branches and leaves) was not permitted. This was recently revised by Health Canada.

Double calibrachoa declared fan favourite

Members of the community chose their favourites among a number of varieties on display during August's flower trials. The public have spoken, and the winner was...
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Are you lighting for optimum growth?

We all know that crops need light, whether they’re grown in an open field or grown under cover. When light is insufficient, healthy plant development is hindered, which manifests in a variety of crop issues including poor root development, susceptibility to diseases and pests, stunted growth, delayed flowering, stretch, and low transplant viability. So how do you know if your crop is getting enough light? » Learn more
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The economics of biocontrol

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Conga™ Calibrachoa – Nice and neat for terrific tabletoppers

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Canadian Greenhouse Conference

Oct. 3-4, 2018
Location: Niagara Falls, ON
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Canadian Society for Horticultural Science

Oct. 4-6, 2018
Location: Niagara Falls, ON
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Advancing Women in Agriculture (East)

Oct. 15-16, 2018
Location: Niagara Falls, ON
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Northeast Greenhouse Conference and Expo

Nov. 7-8, 2018
Location: Boxborough, MA
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