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August 21, 2018
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Fafard

New disease-resistant vegetables in the works

A research project seeking to create new vegetable varieties with greater disease resistance receives $2 million in funding, and will be led by the University of Toronto and Vineland Research and Innovation Centre.


BC Greenhouse Growers launch video series

To better address consumer questions, the association created a series of videos around environmental sustainability, growing practices, foreign workers, greenhouse walls, IPM and more.


Upcoming BPIA Symposium

Looking for updates on the latest developments and trends in biological products? The Biological Products Industry Alliance (BPIA) will be holding a Sustainability Symposium this fall.
 
 
Featured News 
 
Younger vegetables

How to engage newer, younger vegetable gardeners

The profile of today’s gardener is getting younger – 18 to 34-year-olds now occupy 29 per cent of all gardening households, according to the “2018 National Gardening Survey” from U.S-based GardenResearch.com. The stats translate to Canada as well: more millennials are gardening, and they’re growing in urban, smaller-space areas. To engage with newer vegetable gardeners, we need to understand what the consumer needs to be a successful gardener. » Learn more
 
 
Events 
 

FarWest Show 2018

Aug 22-24, 2018
Location: Portland, OR
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Colours of the Summer Open House

Aug 22
Location: Vineland, ON
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Trial Garden Tours

Aug 23
Location: Guelph & Milton, ON
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Glee 2018

Sept. 10-12
Location: NEC Birmingham, UK
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