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February 26, 2019
Career Expo

Fire engulfs Laval greenhouse complex

A massive fire ripped through a family-owned greenhouse complex in Laval. The fire broke out around 4 a.m. at Serres Sylvain Cleroux Inc. The business was closed when the fire started and there was no one inside.

New leadership for Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Growers' Association

The Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Growers' Association has a new chair and vice chair – grape grower Bill George Jr., who takes over from Jan VanderHout, and apple grower Charles Stevens.

Agricultural labour advocate honoured

Long-time horticultural labour issues advisor Ken Linington is the winner of this year’s Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Growers’ Association (OFVGA) Industry Award of Merit, presented at the OFVGA annual banquet in Niagara Falls last week.
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Greenhouse Webinar

Ornamental disease webinar series launches

A new disease webinar series has launched, inviting experts from south of the border to weigh in on ornamental disease issues in the greenhouse.

Organized by Dr. Sarah Jandricic, greenhouse floriculture IPM specialist at the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food & Rural Affairs (OMAFRA), and supported by Greenhouse Canada magazine, the webinar series targets key disease challenges in greenhouse ornamental production.

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Floriculture on the Table

Dinner series brings floriculture to the table

“It’s kind of like going to a wedding, except nobody gets married,” says Dejan Kristan describing Petals & Plates, a series of dinner events that highlight Canadian flower growers. “With the younger generation, millennials specifically, it’s all about experiences [...] and flowers are all about how they make you feel.” » Learn more
The Lazy Gardener

Marketing to the lazy gardener

Yes, the millennial gardener, the eco gardener, and late bloomer coming into gardening as they retire, are markets that we should focus on, but one of the biggest opportunities is the lazy gardener. We often misread them as gardeners who do not have time to spend on their gardens, but there is money to be made by focusing on this category. » Learn more

2019 IPM Workshop

Mar 1, 2019
Location: Vineland, ON
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Midwest Green Industry Experience – Training Days

Mar 7, 2019
Location: Warrensville Hts., OH
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Canada Blooms

Mar 17, 2019
Location: Toronto, ON
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