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October 8, 2019

Deadline to submit GCII claims

The deadline for Ontario greenhouses to submit their final claims and surveys for the Greenhouse Competitiveness and Innovation Initiative (GCII) is October 31, 2019.

Producer to adopt more sustainable packaging

Sunset Produce has announced their plans to offer 100 per cent reusable, recyclable, or compostable packaging for all fruits and vegetables by 2025.

Newly completed greenhouse celebrates milestones

After nine months of construction, the completed facility measures 32 acres. NatureFresh Farms is growing just over 15 acres of tomatoes-on-the-vine and over 15 acres of specialty tomato varieties.
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Mixed containers: A grower’s guide to getting it right

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Evolving conference celebrates 40 years

After four decades, three venues and countless talks from world-class speakers, the Canadian Greenhouse Conference remains the place to be for growers of all crops under cover. From the oil crisis in 1979, to ongoing digitization of communications, the CGC continues to be Canada’s go-to meeting place. Here’s why. » Learn more
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Canadian Greenhouse Conference

Oct 9-10, 2019
Location: Niagara Falls, ON
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PMA Fresh Summit

Oct 17-19
Location: Anaheim, CA
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Advancing Women in Agriculture

Oct 27-29
Location: Niagara Falls, ON
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