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Grower Day

Canadian Government announces investment to support Flowers Canada Growers

The funding is part of an investment for two projects to support efforts underway by FCG to capture new opportunities for market growth.

Dümmen Orange moves breeding facilities for pot and garden mums

Thanks to the relocation, Dümmen Orange is now able to centralize its breeding activities for pot and garden Chrysanthemum.

Weston Family Foundation launches Homegrown Innovation Challenge

The challenge centres around a competition to generate solutions that will enable domestic food producers to grow berries out of season.
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Featured News 

Beyond the strain: Chasing a cultivated high

This former geologist built and now operates the largest commercial size passive solar greenhouse in Alberta, growing year-round with almost zero energy costs. » Learn more

Minimizing energy costs with passive solar

Researchers develop a step-by-step sanitation protocol and test tolerant genetics. » Learn more
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Brian Kura joins Quick Plug in managing director role

In his role, Kura’s executive position carries end-to-end responsibility for Quick Plug’s global operations. » Learn more

B.C. farmers’ markets receive support to operate in emergencies

Farmers’ markets in British Columbia will be receiving federal and provincial funding to help cover costs during emergencies. » Learn more

Premier Tech invests over $18M to grow two Ontario facilities

Premier Tech Home & Garden Inc. is investing more than $18 million in two of its Ontario facilities in St. Isidore and Brighton. » Learn more

Ontario Fruit & Vegetable Convention (OFVC)

Feb 23 – 24
Niagara Falls, Ontario
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