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July 5, 2016
FEATURED NEWS: Everything’s coming up roses…and pansies…and daffodils
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Fore! Floriculture research fundraising

Floriculture research was the big winner at the 44th annual Flowers Canada Ontario golf tournament. >> Read full article

Farmers need, want mental health help: U of G survey

Farmers are among the most vulnerable when it comes to mental health, according to a new study from the University of Guelph. >> Read full article

Grow towers selected for Alberta produce project

An Alberta-based company will be growing strawberries and lettuce using the vertical towers of Affinor Growers Inc. >> Read full article

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Everything’s coming up roses…and pansies…and daffodils

Want suggestions of what plants to add or expand production of within your product line for 2017?

Pansies would be a good bet, along with daffodils, roses and brassica.

National Garden Bureau, the non-profit organization promoting gardening in North America on behalf of the horticulture industry and its members, has announced the four plant classes that will be featured in the 2017 “Year of the” program.
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Export Awards 2016

Apply for an Ontario Export Award THIS MONTH!

Submit your application for an Ontario Export Award! Join the prestigious list of past winners who have achieved success in exporting their goods to the world. Tell us about YOUR achievements! Does your company export products, services or technology? If so, this is your opportunity to be recognized for your contributions to the Canadian economy. Applying is simple, with our quick and efficient online forms. Application deadline is July 31, 2016.

The awards are free to enter and finalists and winners will be recognized at the annual Gala in Toronto this Fall.
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 Event Calendar 
 

Cultivate'16

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

All-America Selections Summer Summit

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

CanWest 2016

September 28-29, 2016
Location: TradeEx Convention Centre, Abbotsford, B.C. >> More Info