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May 21, 2019

Tomato virus info sessions announced

The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs will be holding four free information sessions on the tomato brown rugose fruit virus (ToBRFV/TBRFV) for growers.

Retailer releases Canadian garden trends

“Our research shows that 35 per cent of Canadians are planning on adding flowers and 42 per cent are planning to grow fruit and vegetable gardens this year,” says Mark Beaty of Home Depot.

Health Canada changes licensing process

All new applicants for licences to cultivate, process, or sell cannabis must now have a fully built site that meets all the requirements at the time of their application.
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Starting young in the cannabis nursery game

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Keeping mildew off your basil

Basil downy mildew is a relatively new disease of both field and greenhouse basil in Ontario. The disease requires diligent management in the greenhouse. Diseased plants that enter from the field or garden can contribute to epidemics if weather conditions permit. To further reduce the incidence of this disease, diligent management is needed. » Learn more
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June 11-13, 2019
Location: Netherlands
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Grower Day

June 18-19, 2019
Location: St. Catharines, ON
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International Floriculture Expo

June 18-20, 2019
Location: Miami, FL
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Greenhouse Biological Control Conference

June 19, 2019
Location: New Haven, CT
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