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Leaders in Canadian horticulture recognized

Several individuals were recognized at the Canadian Horticultural Council’s meeting last week, including Linda Delli Santi of BC Greenhouse Growers’ Association.

Applications open for greenhouse project funding

The Ontario government has announced an investment of up to $4.5 million towards the Greenhouse Competitiveness and Innovation Initiative (GCII), which is now accepting applications.

2020 California Spring Trials cancelled

As the last few standing breeders bow out of the California Spring Trials, the 2020 event is officially cancelled.
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Featured News 
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Local flowers and businesses lift spirits amid pandemic

If ornamentals are considered a low priority item at retail, then floriculture farms may see a substantial impact to their sector as a whole. But flowers can also have a positive impact on consumer mental health. To help combat the unease in her community, this grower is offering up her greenhouse as a personal oasis. » Learn more
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Floriculture’s future: Efficiency, sustainability and ease

Dümmen Orange coordinated a tour for their growers a few months ago, visiting potted crop producers across Europe. Max Epp recounts some of the most eye-opening highlights from their trip, including multitasking machines, grey plastic pots, lower PGR use, breeding for ease of production, and more. » Learn more

CPMA Convention & Trade Show

May 12-14
Location: Toronto, ON
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GreenTech Amsterdam

June 8-10
Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands
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International Floriculture Expo

June 9-11
Location: Miami, FL
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