THE SGGA / SGTC OFFICE IS NOW TAKING REGISTRATIONS FOR THE 2016 SASKATCHEWAN GREEN TRADES CONFERENCE AND TRADESHOW!! Download the 2016 Conference Registration Form below to complete and send in to the office by email: or fax: 1-800-273-0728.

Details on booking your accommodations are included in the 2016 Saskatoon Inn document below.

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To view speaker topic outlines and biographies for the 2016 SGTC, like the SGGA Facebook page and view the 2016 conference album.

Below is a list of Speakers & Topics Included in the 2016 Conference Agenda 


Pre-Conference Workshop

November 1st 2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Aphids, Thrips, and Spider Mites - Know your Bi-Control Agent with Emiel Vanderwel, BioBest


Conference Presentations November 2nd and 3rd


David Bird - Greenhouse Hygiene

Dr. Paul Hammer - Watering, the Science and the Art AND My Ten Best Greenhouse Growing Decisions for 2017

Dr. Mirza - Vertical Farming AND Customers are Ready to Buy Plant but Plants are not Ready to Leave your Greenhouse

Gary Lewis - Hot New Perennials

Dr. Martine Dorais - Impacts of Production using LED Lights and Bio Stimulants AND Another Way to Grow Organically - Soil Less System

Derek Foster - Financial Planning for Retirement

Janet Wanner - Japanese Gardens

David Ritchie - Plant Growth Regulators


Dr. Doug Waterer - 2015 The year that Was; Roundup of Research and Vegetable Trials at the U of S

Bryan Kosteroski - Know your Market before you Price your Product

Erin Hiebert (Sask Food Centre) - Adding Value to What you Grow 

Carmen Ly - Food Safety and Canada Gap Food Safety

Forrest Scharf - Overview of 2016 Fruit Production Season & SK Government Programs Update (including ADOPT)

Mike Furi - The World is your Backyard: A discussion on the Western Canadian Retail Market Place  

Barb Stefanyshyn-Cote  (Black Fox Spirits)

..... and many more!

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.