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Farm entrepreneur nominees sought in Niagara
An Agriculture Enterprise category will debut with this year’s Niagara Entrepreneur of the Year Awards. This award acknowledges outstanding entrepreneurial achievement within the agricultural sector.
Aug. 12, 2008 - Popular interior design retailer recently released its new 2009 IKEA catalogue, which showcases what styles, textures and colours will be popular in the upcoming year.
Aug. 11, 2008 - Eye-catching displays and merchandising are great ways to  make customers stop in their tracks and take another look. Visit GrowRetail's website see what garden centre's in the UK are doing to spice up their retail space. | READ MORE
Aug. 8, 2008, Brooks, Alta. — Dr. Ron Howard, a plant pathologist with Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development, was recently awarded the Alberta Science and Technology Leadership Foundations (ASTech) Dow AgroSciences/ASTec Innovation in Agricultural Science Award.
Aug. 7, 2008 - Only a few years after strict pesticide bans came into effect in the Greater Montreal region, pressure is mounting to ease the rules. The Montreal Gazette reports. | READ MORE
Aug. 5, 2008 - Terrain, a new garden centre concept from trendy clothing company Urban Outfitters Inc., opened its first shop in a Philadelphia suburb in April.
Aug. 5, 2008 - The signs are everywhere: in store windows or next to cash registers: "We don't accept $50 bills." But whether it's over concerns of counterfeit money, being robbed or simply lacking change, the practice isn't against the law. The Montreal Gazette reports. | READ MORE
Aug. 1, 2008, Toronto - Pressed with a sluggish economy and escalating living costs, Canadians are looking to the coupon for relief, according to survey results released today by North American target marketing leader ICOM Information & Communications (ICOM).
July 31, 2008 - Small business owners are notorious for not taking vacations. In fact, according to a survey on vacation time commissioned by Sam's Club, nearly 50 per cent of small business owners take only major holidays off or nothing at all. Read on to see how you can take a worry-free vacation. Susan Ward of About.com reports. | READ MORE
July 31, 2008, Toronto - The Toronto Botanical Garden is proud to present the fall season in its 2008 Edwards Lecture Series, supported by the Edwards Charitable Foundation.
July 28, 2008 - According to Nielsen Online, a service of The Nielsen Company, the Web plays an increasingly integral role in retail for brick and mortar retailers, even among purchases that occur in-store.
As greenhouse managers look to the future, considering where and how you find your talent will play a significant role in the overall planning process. The following are some ideas to consider when developing your workforce plans.
July 25, 2008, Ottawa — The Canadian Horticultural Council (CHC) has launched its On-Farm Food Safety (OFFS) Certification Program. Complete information for producers, storage intermediaries and packers interested in enrolling in the Program is available on the CHC website.
July 24, 2008 - At the beginning of July, Walmart unveiled its new logo - a rounder, softer look that rids the company of the dash or star dissecting the Wal and Mart in the previous logo. Experts examine the new logo and how it will affect the company. The Street.com reports. | READ MORE
July 24, 2008 - New Brunswickers are being asked to choose a preferred option to address the issue of landscape and lawn care pesticides use in the province. The Victoria Star reports. | READ MORE

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