Category Archives: Training

Deadline Pushed Back For Greenhouse Certification Program (GCP)

This post was prepared by Flowers Canada Growers: As of January 29th, 2018, the rollout of the United States-Canada Greenhouse Certification Program (GCP) is delayed, as government agencies and industry associations complete preparation of training and guidance packages for their … Continue reading

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Upcoming IPM Workshop in Niagara: Achieving Sustainable Biocontrol in Floriculture

Feeling a bit lost when it comes to pest management? Searching for advice on how to achieve a sustainable, long-term biocontrol program for your operation? Then mark your calendars for February 23rd! A new IPM Workshop is here. Read on … Continue reading

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Upcoming Webinars: Plant Growth Regulators and Photoperiodic Responses

Our floriculture research friends over at e-GRO are hosting a few webinars in the next few weeks that might be of interest to you or your staff. Take a look at the details below, and follow the links to register … Continue reading

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Upcoming Webinar: GO-CALC – Modelling Energy Use and Savings in the Greenhouse

Now that the mums are gone, and the poinsettias are getting ready to colour up, it’s becoming clear that winter is just around the corner.  With the colder temperatures outside, comes the ramping up of you heating system. Remember those … 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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Workshop on Water Quality Testing next week!

Want to know when and where pathogen problems are building BEFORE they start? Interested in setting up your own water quality testing program that’s both easy and cost effective? For those of you attending my IPM Workshop on Friday, you’ll … Continue reading

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Last chance to register for FCO’s Research Conference!

 Flowers Canada Ontario is hosting a Research Conference on February 1st. The conference will focus on best management practices (or BMPs) in the greenhouse, including those for water management, lighting, and pest control. Keep reading for details on speakers and registration.

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