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June 12, 2018
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Grower Day

Grower Day 2018: Are you ready?

Just over a week away, Grower Day 2018 is set for June 20th in St. Catharines, ON. This year’s theme? Propagation. Register for your spot at this education-filled day.


High hopes for a new ON government

Trying to keep up financially with the carbon tax, soaring hydro rates and a higher minimum wage, Gerry Mastronardi is hoping a Ford government will offer some relief.


Canadians want GMO labelling

In a recent study by Dalhousie University, 70% of surveyed Canadians strongly agreed that genetically modified food and ingredients should be labelled, but split on health effects.
 
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Results are in: Iberis Snowsation is a hit!

Growers around the country are experiencing excellent results from Iberis Snowsation. This candytuft has the largest flowers of any compact iberis. It holds its lower foliage and is one of the longest lasting I. sempervirens on the market. Snowsation is perfect for early spring sales; it blooms March to May. Great in quarts or gallons (requires vernalization). In the garden, Snowsation is frost tolerant and hardy in USDA zones 4 to 9. Visit www.darwinperennials.com to learn more and select a reliable supplier. >> Learn More
 
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Lighting the way to a local food economy

Consumers in Atlantic Canada offer some of the most support of locally made goods than other parts of the country. It’s no wonder grocery stores, restaurants and other food businesses want to satisfy it all year round. That’s where greenhouses and, increasingly, vertical farms are poised to play a bigger role, say experts. Local producers are exploring organic farming and crop lighting for year-round success. » Learn more
 
Events 
 

Greentech 2018

June 12-14, 2018
Location: Amsterdam, the Netherlands
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Salon du Végétal

June 19-21
Location: Nantes, France
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Grower Day

June 20
Location: St. Catharines, ON
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International Floriculture Expo 2018

June 25-27
Location: Chicago, Illinois
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