Ontario continues to make tremendous progress in its vaccine rollout. Keeping your greenhouse safe during reopening is a priority for the sector, and having a vaccinated workforce is a key measure in this effort. Receiving a vaccine is a voluntary and personal choice: read on for resources to enable your greenhouse staff to make informed decisions.Continue reading “Safely transitioning your greenhouse operation into Step 3”
Interested in learning more about effective spraying in controlled environment agriculture? Tune in at noon this Thursday with host Dr. Fadi Al-Daoud and co-host Dr. Andrew Wylie for a presentation by OMAFRA’s application specialist Dr. Jason Deveau specific to closed environments:Continue reading “OMAFRA Controlled Environment Agriculture Webinar Series: spraying in CEA – June 24, 12-1 pm”
The first installment of OMAFRA and MLTSD’s monthly webinar series is scheduled for Tuesday, June 22, 12 – 1pm ET. These webinars will occur on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at noon.
Next week’s webinar is: Using Temporary Help Agencies and Employment Standards Webinar
When faced with a labour shortage, many employers in the agriculture sector turn to a temporary help agency (THA) for assistance. But did you know clients of agencies have legal obligations when using a THA? Before speaking with an agency, clients of agencies should find out what their responsibilities are under the ESA.Continue reading “Reminder: Using Temporary Help Agencies and Employment Standards Webinar June 22”
This post was contributed to by Drs. Sarah Jandricic, Andrew C. Wylie and Chevonne Dayboll.
Summer is getting underway, and so too are garden mums! Although generally an easy crop, there several tweaks you can make to help save headaches AND money.
This post has updated information to help you optimize your irrigation, fertilizer and pest management programs in garden mums.
New Resources for Mum Production
Hit your exact ship size on your ship date using Graphical Tracking
Track and even out the growth of your mums using a graphical tracking tool with a few easy steps:Continue reading “Garden Mums – 2021 Production and Protection Tips”
Please see below: Details on two upcoming webinars on how to apply for or renew a Permit to Take Water (PTTW) – Feb 22 & 23Continue reading “Permit to Take Water Workshops”
Interested in learning the latest opportunities for energy savings in your floriculture greenhouse? Ontario Greenhouse Vegetable Growers (OGVG), the County of Essex, and Essex Region Conservation are hosting a workshop on January 26th to discuss energy savings in the greenhouse sector, with speakers from CI Energy Conservation, IESO, The University of Windsor, as well as ERCA and OGVG.
Read on for registration info, tentative agenda and an invitation from the organizers:Continue reading “Upcoming Workshop: Greenhouse Energy Savings”