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Emergency On-Farm Support Fund now accepting applications

Ottawa announced yesterday that applications are being accepted for the Emergency On-Farm Support Fund in certain provinces and territories, providing up to $100,000 per recipient.

Greenhouse operators needed for survey on ag plastic waste

Cleanfarms is looking for greenhouse growers to participate in a market research study about current practices and disposal options for plastic waste in their operations.

Mandatory registration for hiring temporary foreign workers

Growers in BC looking to hire temporary foreign workers though federal programs where an LMIA is needed will soon be required to register with the provincial government.
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Last chance to register for CGC

The beautiful displays and social interaction will be missed but the Canadian Greenhouse Conference is committed to delivering cutting-edge information to growers and will present a virtual program this week on Wednesday and Thursday.

Technology, artificial intelligence, and data are recurring themes throughout the presentations as new production techniques increasingly depend on machine learning. Don’t miss this opportunity to hear from speakers at the forefront of change.

There is no cost to access the webinars but pre-registration is required and closes Tuesday, October 6 at 5 pm. Register Now
Featured News 
Feature 1

Arthropods and greenhouse lighting: Like moths to a flame

We know that light impacts arthropods (insects and mites), such as when mayflies are drawn to streetlights, and moths to flames. But how important is it really to greenhouse pest management? » Learn more
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Growers come out ahead in tumultuous times

The Canadian ornamental sector will forever remember 2020 as one of the bestselling seasons to date. From nerve-racking to bestselling, Albertan ornamental growers banded together for one of their best seasons yet. » Learn more
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