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August 13, 2019

Funding call for local food projects

Between August 15 and November 1, 2019, small community-based organizations will be able to apply for funding to improve their infrastructure and purchase equipment.

Second CannTrust facility in the weeds

CannTrust’s manufacturing facility in Vaughan, Ont. has been deemed non-compliant by Health Canada, who found a number of infractions last month.

Four ag projects awarded federal funding

One of which is a project led by Titan Clean Energy Projects Corp, who will be testing a food-grade quality bioplastic, ideal for fruit or prepared vegetable containers.
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Minter County Garden

Trending in the garden: Multipurpose plants take over

Herb sales at Minter Country Garden are “through the roof,” reports Brian Minter. “Customers want large basil, dill, coriander and other great herbs to add value to their foods,” he says. “Lavender, too, is way out front. It has it all: romance, colour, fragrance, and it’s good for pollinators. We can’t keep it in stock and our major supplier is already sold out.” » Learn more

Managing Botrytis: A serious disease in greenhouse lettuce

Cloudy and rainy weather during the past months has resulted in many serious outbreaks of Botrytis grey mold in lettuce. This fungus readily attacks lettuce because of the moist, enclosed microclimate created in the lettuce head. If remedial measures are not taken at the first sign of infection, serious crop losses can occur. » Learn more

Independent Garden Centre Show

Aug 13-15, 2019
Location: Chicago, IL
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Guelph/LO Trials

Aug 15, 2019
Location: Guelph/Milton
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Farwest Show

Aug 21-23, 2019
Location: Portland, OR
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Plug and Cutting Conference

Sept 4, 2019
Location: Charlotte-Concord, NC
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