October 5 & 6, 2016, Niagara Falls, Canada

Special speakers topic organics at Canadian Greenhouse Conference

The Canadian Greenhouse Conference has prepared a speaker program that addresses the challenges faced by today’s flower, vegetable and nursery growers. Two full days of sessions are aimed at equipping growers with the information necessary to thrive in today’s marketplace. Complete details are on the website www.canadiangreenhouseconference.com Here are some highlights:

Research updates
Nine 10 minute presentations update growers with progress reports and outcomes of current research. The varied topics will interest and inform while providing an excellent overview of what is happening in the industry. Visit the CGC website for full details.

Organic greenhouse production
Herbs, vegetables, and edible ornamentals are clearly the hottest segment of commercial growing and retail action anywhere, increasing by double digit percentages annually. Lloyd Traven, owner of Peace Tree Farms, will look at techniques, terms, protocols, advantages and downsides of organic farming. Norm Hansen shares what he has learned and unlearned when it comes to organic production and certification. If you choose to go the route of certification, retired OMAFRA specialist, Hugh Martin, provides helpful information.

Norm Hansen of Erieview Acres in Kingsville, ON

Grow your business and your network; time invested at the conference pays dividends throughout the year. Register in advance to take advantage of discount pricing. Complete conference information is available at www.CanadianGreenhouseConference.com  

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