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May 28, 2019

Documentary celebrates migrant workers

Run as part of a special campaign by the Canadian Horticultural Council (CHC), the video features seasonal workers who have returned year-after-year, using their wages to support their families back home.

Public consultation on food labelling changes

A public consultation is being launched on changes to labelling guidelines for "Product of Canada" and "Made in Canada." Comments will be accepted until June 23, 2019.

FCO research director moves to new role

Jamie Aalbers, research director of Flowers Canada (Ontario), will begin his new role with the Canadian Nursery Landscape Association (CNLA), replacing Rita Weerdenburg upon her retirement.
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Dutch Tulips

Dutch tulips continue across the ocean

60 per cent of the world’s flower bulbs are produced in the Netherlands. 8.5 billion bulbs are produced annually on ~88,000 square kilometres of land, mainly in the north Holland area. Dutch bulb trades account for 85 per cent of the bulb trading activity worldwide. Of the ones exported from the Netherlands, over half travel to countries outside of the European Union. » Learn more
Business planning

Growing your greenhouse, one business plan at a time

If you are thinking of starting a greenhouse operation or looking to diversify or expand, a business plan can help you assess your idea. As you begin, examine every aspect of your business carefully, being realistic in assessing what your capabilities are as well as the opportunities and challenges. Consider the following questions. » Learn more


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 Conference

June 19, 2019
Location: New Haven, CT
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