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June 18, 2019

Federal funding to advance organic trade

The Canada Organic Trade Association (COTA) has been awarded $992,000 over three years through the Canadian Agricultural Partnership’s Agri-Marketing Program.

Abbotsford nursery sells shares

Valleybrook Gardens Ltd. in Abbotsford, BC has been sold, but will continue to produce several brands under licence from Valleybrook International Ventures, Inc., held by the Schroeder family.

Planned transmission line to Leamington

Hydro One Inc. announced the development and construction of a new 230-kilovolt transmission line from Chatham to Leamington, supporting greenhouse expansion.
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Greenhouse 2019 Winners

Winners of the 2019 Greenhouse Competition

Greenhouses put their best produce forward at the 12th annual Greenhouse Competitions in Leamington, Ont. There were four categories: The Hottest Tomato, The Perfect Pepper, The Coolest Cucumber and The Sweetest Strawberry. Hosted by non-profit organization R.E.A.CH. International, proceeds went to support children’s education in Uganda. » Learn more
Pest prevention

Pest prevention in the greenhouse

Every IPM strategy emphasizes prevention. This includes starting clean and maintaining a resilient pest management program thereafter. The basic principles to achieve this are minimizing pest entry, maximizing plant resistance and using biocontrol to manage the residual pest populations. » Learn more

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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Flowers Canada (Ontario) Golf Tournament

June 26, 2019
Location: Fenwick, ON
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