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Nano-Technology: Manipulating Nature for Agricultural and other Profits

Lastnight I was on greenhousecanada.com, which led me to an article posted by the Toronto Star, about an new Genetically Modified apple, which will not brown when it is sliced. The apple was actually…Continue

Tags: TECHNOLOGY, NANO, GMOS

Started Dec 5, 2010

Vegetable Greenhouses NEED new, young growers--but where are all the jobs?
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Statistics Canada shows that most of the horticulture/greenhouse management is reaching retirement age, and that almost all of these management positions will turnover within the next 20 years,…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jamie Boland Dec 7, 2011.

 

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Jamie Boland replied to Katrina Geenevasen's discussion Women and farming
"I have a friend with a farm in Chapeau, Quebec- just on the other side of Petawawa. I dont know if youd be willing to go that far, but Im sure she would welcome an interview."
Dec 7, 2011
Jamie Boland replied to Jamie Boland's discussion Vegetable Greenhouses NEED new, young growers--but where are all the jobs?
"Dave, Thanks for the advice! I have now been working as Assistant Grower @ Veris in Exeter for 7 months. Cheers! Jamie"
Dec 7, 2011
Jamie Boland commented on Jamie Boland's photo
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Organic Farming on Vancouver Island

"Sandra, I was working in Nanoose Bay. It was beautiful there!"
Dec 7, 2011
Sandra Dales commented on Jamie Boland's photo
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Organic Farming on Vancouver Island

"Where on the Island were you, my cousin has an organic farm south of Campbell River."
Jan 10, 2011
Jamie Boland commented on Joe Dales's group Young Farmers In Ontario
"Hi Jonathan I have a friend who recently bought some land in the Ottawa area and is in the beginning phase of her farm. She told me that the Ontario Grants Book has lots of  options for funding to entice young farmers in that area. Im not…"
Dec 16, 2010
Jamie Boland left a comment for Rusty
"Hey Rusty Check out the Nano Technology power point I posted! I think youll find it interesting."
Dec 5, 2010
Jamie Boland posted a discussion

Nano-Technology: Manipulating Nature for Agricultural and other Profits

Lastnight I was on greenhousecanada.com, which led me to an article posted by the Toronto Star, about an new Genetically Modified apple, which will not brown when it is sliced. The apple was actually developed by a Canadian biotech company, and is awaiting approval from the U,S, Heres the link :http://www.thestar.com/living/article/898834--gm-apple-won-t-go-brown-when-it-s-sliced  I am, and for…See More
Dec 5, 2010
Jamie Boland joined OntAG Admin's group
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Horticulture Online Community

This group is being set up for fruit and vegetable growers and stakeholders to discuss issues and share information.
Dec 4, 2010
Jamie Boland joined Joe Dales's group
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Young Farmers In Ontario

This group has been set up for young and beginning farmers to discuss the challenges and issues associated with running a farming operation.
Dec 4, 2010
Jamie Boland joined AgOntario's group
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Women in Agriculture

A forum for women running and working on the farm
Dec 4, 2010
David Ritchie replied to Jamie Boland's discussion Vegetable Greenhouses NEED new, young growers--but where are all the jobs?
"Jamie, I think the hard copy may have jobs posted that may not be online as I see them frequently. Something to keep in mind is that these companies who are looking usually are attempting to find a seasoned grower. Having a new grower coming into…"
Dec 3, 2010
Jamie Boland replied to Jamie Boland's discussion Vegetable Greenhouses NEED new, young growers--but where are all the jobs?
"Hey Dave, Thanks for your reply to my discussion. I will definitely be checking out these operations in Exeter and I will also check out the propogators you mentioned. I have been checking greenhousecanada.com for job opportunities and have got some…"
Dec 2, 2010
Jamie Boland left a comment for Rusty
"YAY!!! You joined! Thats awesome...theres so much on this website! Its got some awesome forums and you can even make your own page, add photos, and meet other green thumbers!"
Dec 2, 2010
David Ritchie replied to Jamie Boland's discussion Vegetable Greenhouses NEED new, young growers--but where are all the jobs?
"Jamie, You will have to actually go to many of the greenhouses directly and let them meet you. There are several good operations outside of the areas you are currently looking in. Exeter has a couple large operations, Petrolia has a good one, St…"
Dec 2, 2010
Jamie Boland posted a discussion

Vegetable Greenhouses NEED new, young growers--but where are all the jobs?

Statistics Canada shows that most of the horticulture/greenhouse management is reaching retirement age, and that almost all of these management positions will turnover within the next 20 years, making the demand for young greenhouse growers very high. This is great for me, because I am a young Greenhouse Technician, recently graduated from a 2 year program where I focused mainly on Greenhouse Vegetable Production.-Entemology- Integrated Pest Management-Water, Media, Fertilizer Management-…See More
Dec 1, 2010
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Dec 1, 2010

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