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Feds invest $58.6M into foreign worker program to target COVID

$16.2 million will go towards strengthening the employer inspections regime, particularly on farms, and making improvements to reporting allegations of employer non-compliance.

Trianum-P biofungicide approved for greenhouse vegetables and herbs

PMRA announced the approval of a minor use label expansion registration for Trianum-P for management of select diseases in greenhouse vegetables and herbs.

BC waives minimum income requirements for farms

Without this action, a number of properties would have been in jeopardy of losing farm status for the 2021 tax year.
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Benary introduces TeleCAST 2020

At Benary’s Spring Trials, we showcase new products, provide information and try to have some fun. Unfortunately, we had to cancel this year’s event for the safety of our staff and customers.
Instead, we’ve created Benary TeleCAST 2020, a video playlist on our YouTube channel providing you with information about our newest products for Benary and Benary Plus.
We hope you enjoy TeleCAST 2020, learn and are inspired. Questions? We’re available. We look forward to seeing you soon. Be well, stay safe and stay healthy. We wish you a great season filled with more beauty, more choices and more smiles. Learn More
Featured News 
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Greenhouses not leaving worker safety to chance

It’s been over four months since provinces across Canada declared a state of emergency due to COVID-19. But as businesses shut their doors, temporarily laid off workers and asked employees to work from home, essential services like greenhouse vegetable production never stopped. To keep Canadians nourished, greenhouse operators had to find ways to keep their employees safe and their operations in business. » Learn more
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Farmers being blamed unfairly for COVID-19 spread among workers

“This summer has been the first time in my life that I’ve been reluctant to tell people what I do for a living,” writes Ken Forth, president of Foreign Agricultural Resource Management Services, a non-profit that administers the Seasonal Agricultural Workers Program.” If it comes up in conversation, I try to find a way to change the subject…To be clear, I’m not ashamed of my livelihood. I love my work…” » Learn more
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Dirr’s Encyclopedia of Trees and Shrubs

With Dirr’s Hardy Trees and Shrubs and Dirr’s Trees and Shrubs for Warm Climates, Michael Dirr set the gold standard for horticultural reference.
Dirr’s Encyclopedia of Trees and Shrubs is the most comprehensive visual reference on this important subject.
In a class by itself for its quality of information, the best researched recommendations for hardiness in the industry, beautiful photography, and Dirr’s own preeminence as a master plantsman, Dirr’s Encyclopedia of Trees and Shrubs is a critical addition to any garden library. Learn More

Flower Expo Asia 2020

Aug 3-5
Ghangzhou, China
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