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March 14, 2016
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Serres Lefort plans major expansion

The Fonds de solidarité FTQ is investing $5 million to further the growth of Serres Lefort in the Montérégie region. >> Read full article

Ontario flowers in Canada Blooms spotlight

Up your game in the garden at Canada’s biggest and best celebration of flowers and gardening, opening for its 20th season today at the Enercare Centre at Exhibition Place in Toronto. >> Read full article

Recreating ‘The Martian’ here on Earth

The second experiment on how to grow crops on Mars and moon soil simulants has resulted in a surprising outcome. >> Read full article

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‘Energy’ the focus of CGC’16 keynote address

The head of the greenhouse technology scientific research team at Wageningen UR will be this year’s keynote speaker at the Canadian Greenhouse Conference. >> Learn More…

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 Event Calendar 
 

Greenhouse Canada Grower Day

June 15, 2016
Location: St. Catharines, Ont. >> More Info

All-America Selections Summer Summit

August 24-26, 2016
Location: Madison, Wis. >> More Info

Saskatchewan Green Trades Conference

November 2-4, 2016
Location: Saskatoon >> More Info