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Grower Day moving to Niagara


April 23, 2012
By Dave Harrison

April 23, 2012, St. Catharines, Ont. — Greenhouse Canada’s Grower Day on June 20 is moving into a new home.

April 23, 2012, St. Catharines, Ont. — Greenhouse Canada’s Grower Day on June 20 is moving into a new home.

Hosted in Delhi for more than a dozen years before taking up residence in Brantford a couple of years, this year’s daylong event will be held in the Parkway Conference Centre, 327 Ontario St., in St. Catharines, Ont.

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The daylong program will feature several leading specialists in the ornamental field, tackling a number of timely topics. The program includes:

• Charlie Hayes, Advanced Treatment Technologies, Inc.:  

Water treatment challenges and solutions.



• Sarah Mitchell, Syngenta Flowers
:
Multi-cropping with perennials.



• Ed Higgins, Ball Horticultural
Garden mum production.



• Roger Kehoe, Ecke Ranch

Poinsettia production.



• Jack Vanderkooy, Ontario Plants Propagation Ltd.

Our experience with water treatment.



• Sietse Elsinga, Frisia Flora Greenhouses
My experience with biocontrols.



• Breeders panel
Breeding for consumer success.

Melhem Sawaya of Focus Greenhouse Management is moderator.

Also included is a mini trade show highlighting new technologies and solutions.

Sponsors include Dummen Canada, Indal, Stokes Seeds, and Vineland Research and Innovation Centre.

Click here for more information on registration, along with regular updates. Note the early bird and group registration rates!


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