Author Archives: Chevonne Carlow, Greenhouse Floriculture Specialist, OMAFRA

Demonstration Day – Best Management Practices for Outdoor Mum and Hydrangea Growers

Calling all outdoor chrysanthemum and hydrangea growers! Do you currently produce these crops outdoors during the summer months?  Would you like to learn more about how adjusting your fertilizer program could potentially lead to savings while maintaining the quality of … Continue reading

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Register for Grower Day 2017 – June 21st!

Greenhouse Canada’s Greenhouse Grower Day is just over a week away! The 2017 event will be hosted at the Holiday Inn and Suites in St. Catharines, Ontario on Wednesday June 21st from 8:30am to 3:30 pm. The “Seven Habits of Successful … Continue reading

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New Floriculture Course Offerings from MSU

Thinking about taking a course this summer?  Our friends at Michigan State University are offering three online courses this summer, and all three look to be great resources. You get three months to complete the course at your own pace, from June … Continue reading

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A Reminder about Fertilizer Injector Maintenance

Spring is here, and we know you’re busy!  Here’s a quick but very important refresher on fertilizer injector maintenance.  Ensure they’re working properly on a regular basis to avoid extra headaches. How do I know if my injector is working … Continue reading

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Participate in the Greenhouse Innovations Tweet Chat – Tuesday April 11th!

Do you use twitter? Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada is planning a Greenhouse Innovations Tweet Chat on Tuesday, April 11 from 2pm – 3pm EDT.  This event is one of five Science Social Media Takeover Days planned throughout the year.  The Tweet … Continue reading

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Take advantage of Growing Forward 2 Funding for Energy Savings!

What is happening? Growing Forward 2 (GF2) Cost-share Funding Assistance Program for Producers is now offering new support for farmers to make changes in their farming operation to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.  This is to support producers to transition to … Continue reading

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Improperly ventilated heaters & ethylene damage

Spring is on its way, and with cold nights and warmer days we are seeing a common spring problem – poor air quality damage on spring bedding crops.  Symptoms, solutions and preventative measures are included in this 2017 update to … Continue reading

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