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A busy spring for Bevo Agro
May 30, 2008, Langley, B.C. — It’s been a busy spring for Bevo Agro Inc. The B.C.-based propagator was busy filling increased orders from international clients.
Sustainability focus at Ohio Short Course
May 23, 2008, Columbus, OH — OFA – an Association of Floriculture Professionals will host its annual OFA Short Course from July 12-15. Totalling more than seven acres, this year’s trade show has more than 1,500 exhibit spaces.
Vegetative trials at Vineland on May 30
May 22, 2008, Vineland, Ont. — Ontario growers, mark your calendars. This year’s annual Vegetative Trials open house will be held on Friday, May 30 at the Vineland Research Station of the University of Guelph.
Fafard to build Manitoba plant
May 21, 2008, Agawam, MA — FPM Peat Moss Company Ltd., a wholly owned Canadian subsidiary of Conrad Fafard, Inc. , has begun construction of a peat processing and mix facility in Manitoba.
“Sustainability” standards in U.S. study
May 21, 2008, Madison, WI — Since September 2007, Leonardo Academy has been promoting awareness of the development process of the Draft American National Standard for Trial Use for Sustainable Agriculture Practice, intended for subsequent approval as an American National Standard.
Record quarter for Village Farms
May 14, 2008, Vancouver (CNW) – Village Farms Income Fund has recorded the strongest first quarter in its history. “We are very pleased to report 60 per cent EBITDA growth and the strongest first quarter in Village Farms’ history,” said Michael DeGiglio, chief executive officer of the Fund’s operating subsidiaries.
GROWER DAY ‘SYNERGY’
Discovering the Synergy of Perennials, Annuals and Shrubs is the theme of this year’s Greenhouse Canada Grower Day, being held June 18 at the Delhi German Hall in Delhi, Ontario.
‘Helpline’ for Ontario farm families
May 9, 2008, Guelph, Ont. — Because agriculture is in a constant state of flux – some good times and some bad times – farmers have found benefit in having peer counselling services available, especially for the bad times.
Closer China-Canada industry ties
May 7, 2008, Hamilton, Ont. — The explosive growth and urbanization of the Chinese economy has created opportunities in Canada in the field of agriculture and food production. China not only offers a huge potential market for Canadian agri-foods, but also has opportunities in the areas of agriculture education, research, development, production and agriculturally related life science events.
No 'containing' potted plant spending
May 5, 2008, College Station, TX —When it comes to using plant-filled pots on the porch or around the landscape, Americans are hardly able to contain themselves. U.S. consumers spend more than $1.3 billion a year on this gardening method, according to Container Gardening Associated, an online site devoted to the technique.