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October 20, 2015
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U of G ag research ranks high in global lists

The University of Guelph is among top schools worldwide for research, and No. 1 in Canada for agricultural sciences, in two university rankings released this week. >> Read full article

Employers confirm skills shortage

Many employers, struggling to fill in-demand positions and unable to find candidates with the skills they need, are taking matters into their own hands and training workers on the job. >> Read full article

Bevo Agro enjoys strong 2015 sales

Bevo Agro posted double-digit sales and net earnings increases for its 2015 fiscal year. >> Read full article

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Study measures impact of seasonal farm labour

A program that supplies Ontario farmers experiencing domestic labour shortages with seasonal workers from Mexico and the Caribbean is the “lynchpin” of the province’s multi-billion-dollar horticultural sector, says a new study. >> Learn More…

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Bayer to expand in greenhouse and nursery markets

Environmental Science, a division of Bayer CropScience LP, says its North American turf and ornamentals (T&O) business will move to fully serve the production ornamentals market on Nov. 1, 2016. >> Read full article

Ball FloraPlant Farms are neonic-free facilities

Ball FloraPlant's offshore cuttings farms did not use neonicotinoid-based pest management chemicals during its spring crop production last shipping season, and will continue to be neonic-free this year. >> Read full article

Congratulating CGC'15's best booth award winners

This year’s trade show of the Canadian Greenhouse Conference was sold-out, with a number of new companies taking part. >> Read full article

 
 Event Calendar 
 

Expo FIHOQ

October 28-30, 2015
Location: Montreal >> More Info

Alberta Green Industry Show

November 19-20, 2015
Location: Calgary >> More Info