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September 20, 2016
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Wilting cut flower industry needs more research

The U.S. cut flower industry all but wilted over the past 20 years, but much of the loss stems from lack of progress that could blossom under more university research, according to Jim Daly, keynoter at the Ellison Chair in International Floriculture lecture at Texas A&M University. >> Read full article

Ontario throne speech speaks directly to agriculture

The Ontario Federation of Agriculture (OFA) watched as the Governor General delivered a new throne speech on September 12 – a “reset” of the Liberal government’s direction for the next two years. >> Read full article

Tweed opens new marijuana breeding facility

Tweed Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Canopy Growth Corporation, has opened a state-of-the art cannabis breeding facility within its Smiths Falls headquarters. >> Read full article

 
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Timely tips for thrips control

IPM Webinar – “Tips for Thrips Control: From Propagation to Pocketbook” will be led by Dr. Sarah Jandricic, the OMAFRA’s floriculture IPM specialist. >> Learn More…

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CanWest 2016

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

Canadian Greenhouse Conference

October 5, 2016
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