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Upcoming Workshops: The Value of Doing Your OWN Trials, and Poinsettia IPM.

One thing our industry excels at is having numerous industry experts and growers willing to share and discuss their knowledge. Here’s a profile of some upcoming events relating to Greenhouse IPM you can take advantage of. Advertisements

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Talk to the world’s leading greenhouse IPM researchers on June 7th!

Have pressing pest management questions you can’t get answered?  Looking to see what new strategies are coming down the IPM pipeline?   Then come to the Grower Session of the IOBC Canada 2017 meeting and network with world leaders in the … Continue reading

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OMAFRA Greenhouse IPM Workshop being held Feb 17th.

Registration for the “Intro to IPM” Workshop (Feb 17) IS NOW FULL.  Along with IPM “basics”, the 2017 workshop will emphasize proper tools and techniques for effective IPM. This includes effective scouting techniques and useful tools and tips used by IPM … Continue reading

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Get the 411 on whitefly control from growers and industry experts

Poinsettia season is just a few weeks away.  Do you know how you’re going to handle whitefly control this year?  All biocontrol?  Which bios will be the most effective?  What about pesticides? To get these questions answered (ESPECIALLY if you weren’t … Continue reading

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Growing Forward 2 – New Application Intake for Processors

Growing Forward 2 (GF2) opened a new application intake for processors today. Processors manufacture and are directly involved in the transformation of agricultural commodities in Ontario.  This includes processors of ornamentals, including greenhouse grown flowers. The GF2 processors program is designed to support projects … Continue reading

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Summer student positions available at Vineland!

Are you a student who is interested in getting experience in Greenhouse Floriculture or IPM?  Then we’ve got a position for you!  We are looking for a motivated, hard working student with a great attitude to come work with us … Continue reading

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Meet the new Floriculture Specialist for OMAFRA!

I am pleased to introduce Dr. Chevonne Carlow as the new Greenhouse Floriculture Specialist for OMAFRA.  Chevonne takes over from Wayne Brown, who retired from the position in January. Chevonne will be responsible for issues surrounding plant production and nutrition in floriculture. … Continue reading

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