SGGA UPDATE

APRIL 9, 2020

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Available to SGGA members:

The SGGA has created a Greenhouse Operators COVID-19 Support Package to help members understand the regulations and also, provide resources and tools that will help producers meet the regulations with ease.

Our staff are willing and ready to support our members through implementing best management practices that meet the Saskatchewan Legislated Mandatory Conditions for Operation.

Contact the office for more information and support: saskgga@gmail.com

SGGA UPDATE

MARCH 27, 2020

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The SGGA continues discussions and collaboration with the Government of Saskatchewan to address Covid Safety and Greenhouse Sales.

We have received confirmation that greenhouse growing operations are considered an allowable business and may continue to operate provided all necessary safety precautions, including the mandatory social distancing measures, can be observed.

Retail sales of supplemental goods such as clothing, accessories or household goods are restricted to delivery and curbside pick-up. However, in recognition of the needs of the greenhouse growers in Saskatchewan, and the important role of this industry, we will be working with the Saskatchewan Greenhouse Growers Association on policies and protocols that can be employed to address retail sales as greenhouse operations ramp up in to the spring (if restrictions remain in place as a result of COVID-19).”

We are pleased to inform you that over the upcoming week, the SGGA will be working with the Saskatchewan Government to identify policies that will help your business to operate through the season– stay tuned for updates.

The SGGA will be providing a list of regulations and procedures that we will ask our members to follow / implement to ensure the safety of everyone. The government will receive a copy of the SGGA’s membership list to confirm operations that are listed with our organization and have been made aware of the regulations.  If you wish to have your operation on our official membership list, please ensure your membership status is active.

MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS OVERVIEW

  • Access to Tag Discount Program
  • Access to Tray and Box Discount Program
  • Subscription to SGGA’s Quarterly Newsletter
  • SGGA’s website
  • Member Discount to Annual Conference and other Association Programs
  • Industry Updates and Networking Opportunities

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Did you know that the use of water is the single most important input for greenhouse crops?
Don't miss the SGGA Hands-on Water and fertilizer management workshop with Dr. Mohyuddin Mirza coming up on February 8, 2020 in Saskatoon, 10 am - 3 pm.
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Pesticide Applicator Tutorials for Saskatchewan Greenhouses are coming up next week.
To register:
https://saskpolytech.ca/programs-and-courses/part-time-studies/pesticide.aspx
Further info:
http://saskgreenhouses.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/SGGA-Pesticide_Workshops_promo.pdf

SaskPolytechnic Pesticide Applicator Tutorials for SK greenhouses coming up in Saskatoon Jan 27-28 and Regina Jan 30-31.
Register today:
https://saskpolytech.ca/programs-and-courses/part-time-studies/pesticide.aspx
Further info:
http://saskgreenhouses.com/

Still time to register for TOMORROW’S Saskatoon biosecurity workshop!
Walk-ins will also be accepted.
Reduce pests by keeping greenhouse pests from becoming established in your greenhouses.
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About US

The Saskatchewan Greenhouse Growers Association was established in 1983 to aid growers in Saskatchewan. Our members operate nurseries, vegetable greenhouses, and everything in between. We strive to support a vibrant, sustainable and diverse greenhouse industry in our province.

Every year we host the Saskatchewan Green Trades Conference and Tradeshow.

SGGA BOARD OF DIRECTORS

VISION

Empowering greenhouse growers!

(Creating a strong provincial environment for growth and innovation in the greenhouse industry)

Mission

The Saskatchewan Greenhouse Growers Association empowers growers through education, networking, research, partnering with government and industry support to enable members to optimize profitability while providing value to their customers.

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CONTACT INFORMATION

Saskatchewan Greenhouse Growers Association Office
Box 68, Middle Lake, SK S0K 2X0

E-mail: saskgga@gmail.com
Phone: 306-367-2012
Fax: 306-367-2403

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