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Manitoba makes further investments for Indigenous participation in ag sector

Funding is now available for initiatives that will support Indigenous participation, address barriers, and build on opportunities in the agriculture and agri-food economy under the Sustainable Canadian Agricultural Partnership (Sustainable CAP).

CanadaGAP program fee set to increase

Effective September 1, the annual program fee for program participants enrolled in all certification options will increase by five per cent, rounded to the nearest $5.

Canada and Ontario committing up to $7.5 million to support biosecurity measures to enhance food safety

The governments of Canada and Ontario are investing up to $7.5 million through the Sustainable Canadian Agricultural Partnership (Sustainable CAP) to help eligible agri-food businesses and contributors enhance their biosecurity measures to support animal and plant health, and food safety.

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Raymond A. Cloyd, an extension Specialist in Ornamental Entomology/Integrated Pest Management at Kansas State University, discusses the common insect and mite pests of ornamental crops and how to treat their infestations. Cloyd explains insecticide and chemical classes and modes of operation, proper tank mixing procedures, application coverage and timing, and pesticide storage. » Order Today

Gardening is ‘the new normal’

Garden centres across Canada experienced a significant bump in sales from 2020 to 2022 as customers invested in beautifying their properties. That momentum has continued this year, though inflation’s presence is very much to credit, or to blame, for the buying tendencies of customers. By Anne Kadwell and Stuart Service. » Learn more

Inside the ‘Fresh Greens’ Container Farm

Steel shipping containers, converted to produce fresh garden greens, root crops, or even flowers, are popping up on the landscape. Here’s a look inside one in southern Alberta. By John Dietz » Learn more
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Climate Control Systems partners with Climate Controls Limited

Climate Control Systems, a Canadian Company based in Leamington, Ont., active in providing automation systems in the greenhouse industry, has announced its exclusive partnership for North America with Climate Controls Limited. » Read More...

Syngenta Canada names Shaun Vey as head of sales, crop protection

Syngenta Canada Inc. has named Shaun Vey as Head of Sales, Crop Protection. He will lead the national sales and key account team from the company’s office in Calgary, Alberta, and serve on the organization’s leadership team. » Read More...

University of Guelph names interim VP Research

The University of Guelph has named Dr. Rene Van Acker, professor and dean of the Ontario Agricultural College (OAC), as its interim vice-president (research). » Read More...


Farwest Show 2023

August 23, 2023 | Portland, OR »

World Floral Expo

September 7, 2023 | 655 W 34th St New York, NY » Learn More

Sawaya Gardens Garden Mum Trials Open House

September 14, 2023 | Waterford, Ontario » Learn More

Canadian Greenhouse Conference

October 4, 2023 | Niagara Falls, Ontario »

PMA Fresh Summit

October 19, 2023 | 800 W Katella Ave, Anaheim » Learn More

Expo Québec Vert

November 2, 2023 | 2670 Av. Beauparlant, Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec » Learn More

Green Industry Show and Conference

November 16, 2023 | 19 Street, Red Deer, Alberta » Learn More