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Nov. 20, 2018

AAFC announces funding for ornamental research

Announced at Expo-FIHOQ, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) has committed funding for a five-year research project for ornamentals, under AAFC’s AgriScience Cluster Program.

Canada to present at Fruit Logistica

Canada is back for a third year at the world’s largest fresh produce trade show, Fruit Logistica, with at least 20 Canadian companies, growers and trade organizations under the Canadian pavilion.

Managing greenhouse retention ponds

Retention ponds play an important role in helping Ontario greenhouse growers manage storm water. It’s not clear, however, how they influence water quality as the water flows from roof to pond.
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Making Easter lilies profitable again

Easter lily production has declined in the last few years but it is still one of the top five potted crops in terms of sales. 10 million Easter lily bulbs were shipped this past season. But the major drop in sales is due to the extra cost of production with minimal increase in selling price. Low profit margins lead to the lack of marketing programs to promote Easter lily sales, so many growers stop producing them and exposure to the lily crop dies down. » Learn more

Poinsettia Open House

Nov. 20, 2018
Location: Jordan, ON
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Farm Energy Workshop

Nov. 24, 2018
Location: Lacombe, AB
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Hort East

Nov. 27-28, 2018
Location: Truro, NS
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Great Lakes Expo 2018

Dec. 4-6, 2018
Location: Grand Rapids, Michigan
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