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September 11, 2018
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AGGA to tour Edmonton area

The Alberta Greenhouse Growers Association (AGGA) will be hosting their Meet & Greet event with greenhouse tours of the Edmonton area this Thursday, September 13th. Sign up required.


Organic Week shows big sector growth

Running from September 8 to 16, Organic Week is Canada’s largest celebration of organic food, farming and products, with well over a thousand events nationwide and over 3500 participating retail locations annually.


Class starts for cannabis in Niagara

Niagara College welcomed its first class of future cannabis industry leaders and officially launched its one-of-a-kind Commercial Cannabis Production (Graduate Certificate) program at its Niagara-on-the-Lake Campus last week.
 
 
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Aphidius ervi more effective than you think

Growers and IPM specialists have previously reported that Aphidius ervi does not seem to be effective in controlling the relatively “new” aphid pest - foxglove aphid. However, experiment after experiment in our lab (and subsequent trials at Cornell University) demonstrated that not only did A. ervi control foxglove aphids, it actually out-performed other biocontrol agents tested. How did it manage to get such a bad reputation? » Learn more
 
Events 
 

Glee 2018

Sept. 10-12
Location: NEC Birmingham, UK
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Society of American Florists Conference

Sept. 12-15
Location: Palm Springs, CA
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AGGA Meet & Greet

Sept. 13
Location: Edmonton, AB
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George Sant Open House

Sept. 19
Location: Kleinburg, ON
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CanWest 2018

Sept. 26-27
Location: Abbotsford, BC
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