GOLD MINE RULE CHANGE APPROVED . . . NEW GREENHOUSE SANITATION FACT SHEET . . . SOFTWOOD CUTTINGS WORKSHOP . . . MAKE IT, GROW IT, SELL IT . . .
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GOLD MINE RULE CHANGE APPROVED
Source: The Chronicle Herald
A proposed gold mining operation would not need equipment for processing or treating tailings, following an amendment from the provincial government. Atlantic Gold Corp. is in the process of preparing a gold mine in Moose River, known as Touquoy. Although the company is still going through the permitting and evaluation process for a second mine about 37 kilometers away, known as Beaver Dam, the government last week granted approval for it to do all processing and tailings treatment at the Touquoy site. (read more)
NEW GREENHOUSE SANITATION FACT SHEET
Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry
Alberta Agriculture and Forestry has released a new fact sheet to help greenhouse growers with their integrated pest management (IPM) programs. Entitled Greenhouse Sanitation, the new publication looks at how growers can improve crop quality and reduce pests.
“Proper greenhouse sanitation is one of the most important but often more overlooked aspects of a quality IPM program,” says Dustin Morton, commercial horticulture specialist, AF, Stettler. “The greenhouse environment with its warm, humid climate is the perfect environment for weeds, diseases, and insects, which can all seriously harm production. By taking appropriate steps, such as the ones outlined in this new publication, greenhouse growers can ensure a quality crop and a reduction in pest-related problems during the growing season.” The new fact sheet looks at sanitization, assessment and pre-crop removal, crop removal, clean up and disinfection, irrigation line cleaning, and more. (read more)
SOFTWOOD CUTTINGS WORKSHOP
Want to learn how to propagate your deciduous shrubs and trees using softwood cuttings? Interested in hearing more about CFI’s Food Forest at the Sackville Community Garden? CFI is partnering up with the Sackville Community Garden for a summer evening of planting and potluck-ing. A BBQ/potluck dinner will begin at the Garden at 5pm, followed by the Softwood Cuttings Workshop at 6:30pm, July 9. (read more)
MAKE IT, GROW IT, SELL IT
A Home-Study Program for building a rewarding, successful, and profitable business selling at Farmers’ Markets (read more)
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