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May 3, 2016
FEATURED NEWS: Make agriculture count in 2016 Census
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‘#NGBplantnerds’ in a twitter over Spring Trials

National Garden Bureau (NGB), the non-profit organization promoting gardening on behalf of the horticulture industry and its members, reports on a very successful informative and educational trip to the California Spring Trials involving five popular garden bloggers, writers and authors. >> Read full article

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Affinor Growers Inc. has signed a non-exclusive licensing agreement with a private B.C.-based company. >> Read full article

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Make agriculture count in 2016 Census

Make agriculture count in 2016 Census

Canada’s 2016 Census of Agriculture is fast approaching. In early May, farmers will have the opportunity to participate in an important data-collection exercise that will provide insight into Canadian agriculture. >> Learn More…

 Event Calendar 

Greenhouse Canada Grower Day

June 15, 2016
Location: St. Catharines, Ont. >> More Info


July 9-12, 2016
Location: Columbus Convention Center, Columbus, Ohio. >> More Info

All-America Selections Summer Summit

August 24-26, 2016
Location: Madison, Wis. >> More Info