North America’s largest greenhouse vegetable research program is showcasing some of its latest projects this spring. The Greenhouse and Processing Crops Research Centre open house will be held Wednesday, April 9 from 11:30 to 3. Lunch will be provided.
If you’ve been reading this magazine for a while you probably already know about the SR&ED or “R&D” program and how to claim and maximize tax credits for the work you do. At the risk of repeating previous articles, SR&ED is a
March 12, 2008, Winnipeg, Man. — Agricultural workers in the province will have greater protection and improved safety under regulatory changes to the Employment Standards Code, Labour and Immigration Minister Nancy Allan announced recently.
Plants thrive with water, warmth, sunshine and fertilizer. And so do their caregivers. Health-care professionals have come to realize that horticulture is not just a rewarding pastime, but working with soil, seeds and plants can be an enriching experience that helps to build self-esteem and confidence.
Fall of 2007, Petrolia, Ont. — Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz (centre in photo) visited Enniskillen Pepper Co. Ltd. last fall to discuss a host of farming issues. The meeting included representatives from the Ontario Greenhouse Vegetable Growers (OGVG).
For the first time ever, two of Germany’s popular trade shows, Collectione and Tendence, will now be held parallel each other on July 4-8, 2008.
Ball Horticultural Company announced in October that, the consumer site for Wave petunias, has won a 2007 WebAward for Outstanding Achievement in Website Development.
Feb. 15, Langley, B.C., (CNW) - Bevo Farms Ltd., a subsidiary of Bevo Agro Inc., has negotiated a new credit facility totalling $24 million with Farm Credit Canada (FCC).
It was indeed a special year in 2007 for industry veteran Allen Monsma. He celebrated nearly 50 years of involvement in various capacities of the greenhouse and nursery trade.
The Ontario greenhouse industry has expressed its appreciation for the government of Ontario decision to provide support to producers in the sector.
Sarah Ryall, co-owner of Delta’s Gipaanda Greenhouses, is the recipient of the 2007 Outstanding Resource Women of Honour Awards for Agriculture.
André Mousseau, the province’s leading cactus producer, was awarded the 2005 Prix Croissance during last fall’s Ornamental Horticulture Trade Show in Saint-Hyacinthe. He is a visionary and developer who has contributed significantly to the expansion and recognition of the industry in Québec.

Last year, Sawaya Garden Trials debuted a contest for combination hanging baskets. Attendees voted for their favourites. The combinations were put together by different growers and grown the whole summer at the trials location.
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