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    raised over 20 000 00 for the Alberta Cancer Foundation Please note participation requires membership in AGGA Contact Jason for more info Members may download the order forms and poster from the download section please login first LATEST NEWS Latest Newsletter Trade Member Sites Grower Member Sites Grants Loans Programs Classified Ads Industry Profile 2014 Horta Craft Discount Exclusive To Members Connect Keep up to date with news affecting the

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  • Awards & Scholarships - Alberta Greenhouse Growers Associatio
    the year 2000 the AGGA awarded 2 Scholarships of 500 00 one to Leanna Prins daughter of Ron Tena Prins of TR Greenhouse in Lacombe The other scholarship was awarded to Theresa Vis daughter of Andy Alice Vis of Sunshine Greenhouse in Red Cliff The ironic thing about these two are that they are both attending the same College Dordt College in Iowa USA In 2001 2 scholarships of 500 00 each were given to Danny Howard son of Jim Howard of Green Island Gardens in Fairview and to Martin Vlugt son of Bert Vander Vlugt of Aspen Greenhouses in Blackfalds In 2002 2 scholarships of 500 00 each were awarded to Dirk Vis from Vis Greenhouses and Michelle Stigter of Stigter Greenhouses In 2003 one scholarship of 500 00 was awarded to Heather Zaleschuk daughter of Larry Zaleschuk of Blue Sky Gardens in Carseland In 2004 2 scholarships of 500 00 each were awarded to Matthew Thiel son of Horst Thiel of Thiel s Greenhouse in Bruderheim and to Liam Taylor son of Bev Taylor of Summerset Greenhouses Ltd in Thorhild In 2005 one scholarship of 500 00 was awarded to Elly Doef daughter of Helen and Joe Doef of Doef s Greenhouses Ltd in Lacombe In 2006 2 scholarships of 500 00 each were awarded to Jeffery Pancoast son of David Pancoast of Chinook Greenhouse 1990 Ltd in Medicine Hat and to Meghan Taylor daughter of Bev Taylor of Summerset Greenhouses Ltd in Thorhild In 2007 3 scholarships of 500 00 were awarded to Brad Fisher son of Terry Fisher of Sunwest Greenhouses in Redcliff Danja Verheul daughter of Michiel Verheul of High Q Greenhouses in Morinville and Amanda Stigter daughter of Harry Stigter of Stigters Greenhouses in Redcliff In 2008 one scholarship of 500 00 was awarded to Carson Pancoast son of David Pancoast of Chinook Greenhouses 1990 Ltd in Medicine Hat In 2009 2 scholarships of 500 00 each were awarded to Rebecca Bouw daughter of John Bouw of Dentoom s Greenhouses in Red Deer and Darrell de Jonge son of Paul de Jonge of Broxburn Vegetables in Lethbridge In 2010 2 scholarships of 500 00 each were awarded to Stacey Bos and Steffen Bos daughter and son of Dick Bos of Majestic Growers Ltd of Redcliff In 2011 2 scholarships of 500 00 each were awarded to Christopher Rasimas and Stephen Rasimas sons of Ben Mary Rasimas of BMR Greenhouses Water Gardens in Beaumont In 2012 2 scholarships of 500 00 each were awarded to Kendra Verheul daughter of Michiel Verheul of High Q Greenhouses in Morinville and Rita Baumann daughter of Susi Baumann of Baumann s Flower House in Thorsby In 2015 2 scholarships were awarded to Lotte de Herdt and Tracy Maier HERB KNODEL AWARD The Herb Knodel Award is named for a Grower in the Medicine Hat area who began lobbying for greenhouse issues in the 1940 s He devoted a great deal of time and effort to have greenhouse needs considered

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  • Growing For The Cure - Alberta Greenhouse Growers Association
    Blossoms For The Cure it was renamed in 2013 Here s to more success in 2016 for Growing For The Cure Please note participation requires membership in AGGA Members may download the order forms and poster from the download section please login first It works like this Purchase a special plant tag from the AGGA for 1 20 plus GST and the AGGA will donate 1 00 to the Alberta Cancer Board Attach the tag to a plant to indicate that a portion of the selling price 1 00 has been donated to Growing for the Cure You decide which plants be it hanging baskets potted roses or flowering shrubs you wish to designate as your Growing for the Cure item Helps define specialty items the bright blue tag highlights and directs customers to your specialty plants Participants are requested to take lots of photos of their plants with the tags for future promotions of Growing For The Cure These photos can be submitted by members online after logging in or arrange another method at a later time Thank you for your cooperation Just fill out the order form found in member section mail it with your payment to the

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  • Board of Directors
    Greenhouse Pests Grower Services Grower Supplies Grower Information Structures Buildings Industry Associations Find A Greenhouse Near You Wholesale Business Directory Log In Home About AGGA Board of Directors Board of Directors Phone 780 325 2295 Debbie Foisy President Wildwood AB Phone 403 526 3059 Albert Cramer Vice President Redcliff AB Phone 403 782 2704 Paul Doef Treasurer Lacombe AB Phone 403 548 1797 Jeff Stigter Secretary Redcliff AB Phone 780 939 7490 Michiel Verheul Past President Sturgeon County AB Phone 780 463 0652 Dr Mohyuddin Mirza Newsletter Editor Consultant Edmonton AB Phone 780 847 2586 Jason Andersen Director Kitscoty AB Phone 780 475 7500 Dietrich Kuhlmann Director Edmonton AB Phone 867 668 7972 Lorne Metropolit Director Whitehorse YT Phone 403 742 7571 Dustin Morton Director Stettler AB Phone 403 993 4972 Paul Schlacht Director Calgary AB Phone 780 796 3501 Nadine Stielow Director Bruderheim AB Phone 403 704 4145 Carmen Sim Director Ponoka AB Phone 403 637 2775 Cees VandenEnden Director Water Valley AB Phone 403 556 8288 Kim Wickwire Director Olds AB 2016 Alberta Greenhouse Growers Association All Rights Reserved Contact Site Map Search This Site Register Home About AGGA Awards Scholarships Growing For The Cure Board of Directors

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  • Research - Extension
    general business information and directories Institutional facilities of approximately 3 56 acres were not included in the total area This is the most comprehensive survey of the greenhouse industry in Alberta Read more Research Extension 27 February 2016 Profile Of The Alberta Greenhouse Industry 2010 Print Email Profile of the Greenhouse Industry in Alberta Executive Summary The present size of the Alberta greenhouse crops industry is estimated to be 300 acres 13 05 million ft2 121 4 ha or 1 23 million m2 The gross revenue estimated is at 150 million per annum while investment revenue is around 270 million It employs over 1 500 full time and over 3 000 part time people It is a growth rate of 10 5 when compared to the last survey done in 2001 The land associated with greenhouse farming was 4 748 03 acres or 1 922 ha The data is based on 328 growers which included 153 growers who responded to a larger survey 47 growers who responded by phone to the shorter survey and 128 growers whose data was gathered through general business information and directories This is the most comprehensive survey of the greenhouse industry in Alberta Institutional facilities of approximately 3 56 acres are not included in the total area Read more Research Extension 05 November 2012 Workshop Presentations Print Email PRESENTATIONS TO GROWERS AT WORKSHOPS SPONSORED BY AGGA Read more Research Extension 05 November 2012 Research Presentations Print Email RESEARCH PRESENTATIONS SPONSORED BY AGGA Read more Research Extension 05 November 2012 Scientific Meetings Print Email RESEARCH TOPICS PRESENTED ATTENDED AT SCIENTIFIC MEETINGS SPONSORED BY AGGA Read more Research Extension 05 November 2012 Wood Energy for Farms Rural Communities Print Email by Toso Bozic P Ag Woodlot Specialist Agriforester Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development Phone 780 415 2681

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  • Workshops
    A Greenhouse Near You Wholesale Business Directory Log In Home About AGGA Workshops Education Workshops There are no articles in this category If subcategories display on this page they may contain articles Most Popular Join AGGA Awards Scholarships Growing for the Cure Greenhouse Retail Map Locator Green Valley Gardens Profile Archives All Articles Search Grower Alerts 2016 Alberta Greenhouse Growers Association All Rights Reserved Contact Site Map Search This Site

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  • Feature Members
    Allied Trade Members This is not an all inclusive list of our membership but a list of those who have allowed their site to be listed here by indicating so on the membership renewal form Also listed on this page are Member Profiles which are submitted by members at our request Are you a member and want to add your profile Please login to add it BACK Green Valley Gardens Profile Print Email Green Valley Gardens Member Sites Read more Greenhouse Retail Map Locator Print Email Locate reliable reputable greenhouse growers within the province of Alberta view contact information hours of business web site links directions plus a general list of products our participating members have listed Member Sites Read more Grower Member Sites Print Email This list is not all inclusive of our membership only those permitting their web site to be listed are found on this page Member Sites Read more Trade Member Sites Print Email Some of our Allied Trades Associate member web sites are listed below for easy reference Please note this is not an all inclusive list of our Associate and Allied Trade members only those permitting their web site to be listed are found

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  • Join AGGA
    like to join our Association Classes of Membership Grower Business growing commercial crops in a controlled environment Allied Trades Business involved in the sale of products or services related to greenhouse crops Associate Individual who represents an educational research extension or government agency Student Person studying horticulture full time at a post secondary institution Individual Individual involved in or has an interest in horticulture who is not employed by a company that is eligible for membership Membership Benefits Your Voice in Developing Government Policy Natural Gas Rebate Program when in effect Disaster Relief Programs Taxation Issues Electricity Costs Provincial and Federal Policy and Advisory Committees Lower Fees for Educational Programs Green Industry Show Conference sessions featuring speakers from across Canada and the U S Production workshops throughout the Province Financial and marketing training seminars Research Specific issues that impact greenhouse production and marketing Government Agencies consult with the AGGA for advice on setting research priorities Direct impact on research through project funding and in kind contributions Current Projects Pepper study NSERC Biocontrol Network Thrip control New substrates Your Information Source Quarterly newsletter Regional Crop Reports Free member classified advertisements Articles on crop management Articles on management industry issues Subscription to Greenhouse Canada Magazine Web Site Electronic access to newsletter Question Answer Forum Free member classified advertising Online retail map and Wholesale Buyer Guide Industry Liason Canadian Horticultural Council CHC Alberta Professional Horticultural Growers Congress Foundation Other Industry surveys and analysis Report free to members 500 AGGA Scholarship awarded annually to the daughter or son of an AGGA grower member Membership Fees Membership expires on September 30 of each year Renewals are due before September 30 but traditionally a grace period up to and including the date of the Annual General Meeting is granted Please review the membership signup form for

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