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Greenhouse workshop in Tucson
September 30, 2008, Tucson – Find out about the latest greenhouse environmental design, systems and solutions at the International Workshop on Greenhouse Environmental Control and Crop Production in Semi-Arid Regions from Oct. 20-24 at the Omni Tucson National Golf Resort & Spa.
Canadian peat harvests at critical levels
September 26, 2008, St. Albert, Alberta —The Canadian Sphagnum Peat Moss Association (CSPMA), whose members represent 95 per cent of North American peat production, is concerned with the level of harvest for the 2008 season.
Geothermal energy interest heating up
September 22, 2008, Vancouver — A greenhouse project has been selected as one of 15 innovative clean energy projects in British Columbia to receive funding from the province’s Innovative Clean Energy (ICE) Fund. The project is headed by UBC’s Centre for Environmental Research in Minerals, Metals and Materials (CERM3).
Itís official! FCO designated voice of Ontario greenhouse floriculture growers
September 15, 2008, Guelph, Ont. — The provincial government has officially designated Flowers Canada (Ontario) Inc. to represent the interests of approximately 350 Ontario greenhouse floriculture growers in Ontario.
SRL tourney total tops $10,000
September 15, 2008 — The Royal Niagara Golf Course in Niagara-on-the Lake was the site of the seventh annual Specialties Robert Legault Charity Golf Tournament. The event was a huge success and helped raise over $10,000.
'Pillar of the Industry' honoured
September 12, 2008, La Malbaie, Qué. — Martin Desrochers, of Hydroserre Mirabel, was recently honoured with the 2008 Pillar of the Industry award by the Québec Produce Marketing Association. The award recognizes his involvement not only in the QPMA, but also in the Canadian Produce Marketing Association (CPMA) and the Fruit and Vegetable Dispute Resolution Corporation (DRC).
PW Roadshow begins in Winnipeg
September 9, 2008 — This year’s Proven Winners October Roadshow begins Tuesday, Oct. 7, at the Radisson Hotel Winnipeg Downtown, before heading for similar presentations in several U.S. centres.
Exclusive N. American agreement for Campari
September 9, 2008, Kingsville, Ont. — Almost 15 years ago, Mastronardi Produce set out to find the best tomato in the world. It wasn’t so much size, colour and shape that was on their minds; it was flavour. After numerous trials, they discovered a golf ball-sized variety from Enza Zaden.
Post-consumer container recycling proposed
September 3, 2008, Milton, Ont. – Landscape Ontario (LO) is working to create the first nationwide post-consumer horticultural plastics recycling program in the world.
Celebrating 30 years of industry service
September 30, 2008, Toronto — One of North America’s largest greenhouse conferences is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, and it’s doing it in style. The Canadian Greenhouse Conference, being held Oct. 8-9 at the Toronto International Centre, is marking the milestone with a pair of high profile speakers with timely messages for the agriculture community.