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OFVGA presents Ontario Food Terminal with Award of Merit

The Ontario Food Terminal is the recipient of the 2020 Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Growers’ Association (OFVGA) Industry Award of Merit, presented at the annual banquet in Niagara Falls.

A new guide to growing sweet potato slips

The new guide offers information on various aspects of production to grow high quality, high-yielding sweet potato slips in greenhouses.

Nature Fresh Farms rolls out mobile health services

Nature Fresh Farms becomes the first greenhouse to offer employee health services through the weCHC’s Mobile Clinic
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Plant Protection: Managing Greenhouse Insect & Mite Pests

Raymond A. Cloyd, an extension Specialist in Ornamental Entomology/Integrated Pest Management at Kansas State University, discusses the common insect and mite pests of ornamental crops and how to treat their infestations. Cloyd explains insecticide and chemical classes and modes of operation, proper tank mixing procedures, application coverage and timing, and pesticide storage.

He also talks about phytotoxicity and the effects of pH on chemical effectiveness. A final chapter on pest identification describes common insets and mite pests, their feeding patterns and damage to crops, and control methods. Learn More
Featured News 
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BC greenhouse industry specialist retires

BC greenhouse and nursery growers are saying goodbye to veteran industry specialist David Woodske this month. After more than three decades of public service with the provincial government, Woodske is retiring from his role of 22 years as the provincial industry specialist for ornamentals and greenhouse vegetables. » Learn more
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Stink bugs in the pepper house

In the last three to five years, there have been reports of stink bugs causing damage to greenhouse peppers in the Lower Mainland of British Columbia. Stink bugs in pepper houses are not a new issue – there were sporadic problems in the 1990s as well – but there is very little current information available about what species are causing these problems. » Learn more

Northwest Flower & Garden Festival

Feb 26-Mar 1
Location: Seattle, WA
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MyPlant & Garden

Feb 26-28
Location: Milan, Italy
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Biocontrols USA

Mar 4-6
Location: Portland, OR
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Greenhouse IPM Workshop

Mar 5
Location: Vineland, ON
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