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Québec changes ornamental horticulture to ‘essential’

Le ministère de l’Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l’Alimentation de Québec (MAPAQ) has changed their ruling and declared ornamental horticulture essential.

BC farmers’ markets move online with provincial funding

BC Association of Farmers’ Markets (BCAFM) is helping member markets move to an online model to continue providing consumers with locally grown food.

Federal requirements released for employers of foreign workers

Federal requirements for employers of temporary foreign workers, including seasonal agricultural workers, during the current COVID-19 pandemic have been released.
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A plant-centered approach to watering

Grower knowledge is permeated by greenhouse lore that is enduring but not always accurate. One of these myths claims that dry soil promotes root growth, because roots are forced to ‘search for water’. Consequently, growers dry their crops into mild water stress to aid the development of root systems. The problem is that practically all plants disagree. » Learn more
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Time to gear up your container vegetable production

Did you know, that as a bedding plant, ornamental or flower grower, you can produce a significant amount of vegetables in containers? Well, it is time to increase production this year. Here are a few pointers to get ready. There is still time, says Dr. Mohyuddin Mirza. Many transplants are ready to go into large baskets and/or containers. » Learn more