Friday, 10 May 2013
May 10, 2013 – Throughout the summer months of 2012, the Thanet Earth Discovery Greenhouse at Hadlow College was buzzing with activity. Second year Commercial Horticulture degree student, Tom Pilcher, was in charge of more than 500 tomato plants in a dedicated greenhouse, conducting variety trials on behalf of protected…
Thursday, 11 April 2013
Last week the federal government along with the province announced the start of Growing Forward 2, a multi-million dollar, five-year agreement to help Canada’s agri-food industry grow profits, expand its markets and manage risk.
Wednesday, 10 April 2013
The B.C. government is introducing a new, permanent grant program to help offset carbon tax costs for commercial greenhouse growers. The 2013 grant program covers commercial greenhouse sectors including vegetable and floriculture growers, wholesale production and forest seedling nurseries.