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  • Profile Of The Alberta Greenhouse Industry 2010
    of the greenhouse industry in Alberta Institutional facilities of approximately 3 56 acres are not included in the total area The greenhouse area in the province was divided into ten regions ranging from Fort McMurray to Lethbridge It appeared that maximum growth occurred in the Medicine Hat region from 32 in 2001 to 41 in 2010 This included industry expansion mostly in the Redcliff area There appeared to be a major shift in the average size of the greenhouse Area under 10 000 ft2 dropped from 42 in 2001 to 24 in 2010 while over 40 000 ft2 area increased to 36 from 18 in 2001 This indicated that average economic size has increased during the past decade and the vegetable greenhouses likely influenced this trend Year round greenhouses are 42 while 58 are seasonal in nature Labour usage increased to 1 500 full time and over 3 000 part time Off shore labour came from Mexico Thailand and the Caribbean 45 50 and 5 respectively Different federal and provincial government programs were being utilized for bringing in foreign workers Growers expressed concerns that many times Labour Market Opinion LMOs takes too long and unnecessary delays occur Also many times the farming status of greenhouses is not understood by some decision makers in the system Natural gas continued to be the fuel of choice for heating greenhouses and no major shift occurred in the use of alternate fuel like coal wood or others Use of personal computers was almost the same as in 2001 which is 58 versus 56 while the use of environmental control computers increased slightly Growers were very aware of environmentally friendly crop management practices 97 and were changing in that direction A high percentage of growers 79 do recycle plastic materials and similar percentages compost their

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  • Profile Of The Alberta Greenhouse Industry 2010
    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 The greenhouse area in the province was divided into ten regions ranging from Fort McMurray to Lethbridge It appeared that maximum growth occurred in the Medicine Hat region from 32 in 2001 to 41 in 2010 This included industry expansion mostly in the Redcliff area There appeared to be a major shift in the average size of the greenhouse Area under 10 000 ft2 dropped from 42 in 2001 to 24 in 2010 while over 40 000 ft2 area increased to 36 from 18 in 2001 This indicated that average economic size has increased during the past decade and the vegetable greenhouses likely influenced this trend Year round greenhouses are 42 while 58 are seasonal in nature Labour usage increased to 1 500 full time and over 3 000 part time Off shore labour came from Mexico Thailand and the Caribbean 45 50 and 5 respectively Different federal and provincial government programs were being utilized for bringing in foreign workers Growers expressed concerns that many times Labour Market Opinion LMOs takes too long and unnecessary delays occur Also many times the farming status of greenhouses is not understood by some decision makers in the system Natural gas continued to be the fuel of choice for heating greenhouses and no major shift occurred in the use of alternate fuel like coal wood or others Use of personal computers was almost the same as in 2001 which is 58 versus 56 while the use of environmental control computers increased slightly Growers were very aware of environmentally friendly crop management practices 97 and were changing in that direction A

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  • Alberta Greenhouse Growers Association
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  • Workshop Presentations
    Identification and Management Bedding Plant Production Workshop CDC North Edmonton Alberta February 10 1998 Fry K M 1998 Insect Identification and Management Bedding Plant Production Workshop CDC North Edmonton Alberta February 18 1998 Fry K M 1998 Insect Identification and Management Greenhouse Vegetable Production Workshop Lacombe Alberta March 31 1998 Fry K M 1998 Insect Identification and Management Greenhouse Production Workshop CDC North Edmonton Alberta July 8 1998 Fry K M 1998 Insect Identification and Management Poinsettia Production Workshop Balzac Alberta October 7 1998 Fry K M 1998 Insect Identification and Management Poinsettia Production Workshop Morinville Alberta October 14 1998 Fry K M 1999 Insect Identification and Management Greenhouse Vegetable Production Workshop Lacombe Alberta February 3 1999 Fry K M 1999 Insect Identification and Management Bedding Plant Production Workshop Morinville Alberta March 11 1999 Fry K M 1999 Insect Identification and Management Greenhouse Production Workshop CDC North Edmonton Alberta July 28 1999 Fry K M 1999 Insect Identification and Management Poinsettia Production Workshop Sherwood Park Alberta October 6 1999 Fry K M 1999 Insect Identification and Management Poinsettia Production Workshop Balzac Alberta October 13 1999 Fry K M 2000 Insect Identification and Management Greenhouse Production Workshop CDC North Edmonton Alberta

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  • Workshop Presentations
    K M 1998 Insect Identification and Management Greenhouse Production Workshop CDC North Edmonton Alberta July 8 1998 Fry K M 1998 Insect Identification and Management Poinsettia Production Workshop Balzac Alberta October 7 1998 Fry K M 1998 Insect Identification and Management Poinsettia Production Workshop Morinville Alberta October 14 1998 Fry K M 1999 Insect Identification and Management Greenhouse Vegetable Production Workshop Lacombe Alberta February 3 1999 Fry K M 1999

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  • Alberta Greenhouse Growers Association
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  • Research Presentations
    Find A Greenhouse Near You Wholesale Business Directory Log In Home About AGGA Research Extension Research Extension 05 November 2012 Research Presentations Print Email RESEARCH PRESENTATIONS SPONSORED BY AGGA Presentations to Growers at the Green Industry Show Conference Fry Dr Ken 2006 Greenhouse Insect ID and Life Cycle Green Industry Conference formerly the Alberta Horticultural Congress November 2 2006 Edmonton AB Presentations to Growers at the Alberta Horticultural Congress Fry Dr Ken 2002 Managing Insects Alberta Horticultural Congress November 15 2002 Edmonton AB Fry Dr Ken 2003 Bio Controls to Chemical Controls Managing insects in greenhouse crops Alberta Horticultural Congress November 13 2003 Edmonton AB Fry Dr Ken 2004 An overview summary of research results into insect pest management and herbicide damage on black currents Alberta Horticultural Congress November 19 2004 Edmonton AB Fry Dr Ken 2005 Microscope Workshop for Fruit Insects Alberta Horticultural Congress November 17 2005 Edmonton AB BACK Prev Next tweet Research Sections Grower Alerts Research Extension 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 Register Home

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  • Research Presentations
    formerly the Alberta Horticultural Congress November 2 2006 Edmonton AB Presentations to Growers at the Alberta Horticultural Congress Fry Dr Ken 2002 Managing Insects Alberta Horticultural Congress November 15 2002 Edmonton AB Fry Dr Ken 2003 Bio Controls to Chemical Controls Managing insects in greenhouse crops Alberta Horticultural Congress November 13 2003 Edmonton AB Fry Dr Ken 2004 An overview summary of research results into insect pest management and herbicide

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