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Winners of the 2017-18 ASPB Conviron Scholars Program

Sept 22, 2017

Winners of the 2017-18 ASPB Conviron Scholars Program
The ASPB Conviron Scholars Program is aimed at supporting the next generation of plant scientists by helping students build their foundation for a successful career...
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Conviron’s Dragon Boat Team Leads the Way

September 11, 2017

Conviron’s Dragon Boat Team Leads the Way
On September 9 and 10 Conviron participated in the 2017 Manitoba Dragon Boat Festival. The event was held at The Forks National Historic Site in Winnipeg and runs annually in support of Cancer Care Manitoba and the Children’s Hospital Foundation. The annual fundraiser supports cancer treatments as well as pediatric clinical trials for children fighting the disease...
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ABcann: An Example of Consistency in the Medical Cannabis Industry

August 9, 2017

ABcann: An Example of Consistency in the Medical Cannabis Industry
ABcann Global Corp. (Napanee, Ontario) has been praised for the high quality and consistency of its product.
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Conviron Hosts the Business Council of Manitoba’s Youth CEO Program

July 17, 2017

Conviron Hosts the Business Council of Manitoba’s Youth CEO Program
On July 17 Conviron hosted fourteen participants from the Youth CEO program at its Winnipeg headquarters. The Youth CEO program is a Business Council of Manitoba (BCM) initiative launched in 2017 to support Indigenous, new Canadian and underserved youth.
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Conviron Participates in Careers Panel at ICAR

June 21, 2017

Conviron Participates in Careers Panel at ICAR
From June 19 to 23, 2017 more than 500 scientists from over 35 countries gathered in St. Louis for the International Conference on Arabidopsis Research (ICAR). This year’s ICAR meeting featured a special “Careers in Industry” information session aimed at postdocs, students, and early career scientists.
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Conviron Announces ASPB Conviron Scholars Program

June 15, 2017

Conviron Announces ASPB Conviron Scholars Program
The ASPB Conviron Scholars Program is aimed at supporting the next generation of plant scientists by helping students build their foundation for a successful career. Applications for the program will be available starting from the upcoming annual Plant Biology meeting in Hawaii.
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Argus Controls Is Expanding Its Sales Force

April 19, 2017

Argus Controls Is Expanding Its Sales Force
Argus Control Systems Ltd. is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Brent Ford as the Business Development Representative (Eastern Region), effective May 1, 2017. Brent will be responsible for new business development, specifically in the commercial sector, in the Eastern Region of the United States.
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Congratulations Reg Quiring on 20 Years!

April 13, 2017

Congratulations Reg Quiring on 20 Years!
During this year’s North Central Extension and Research Activity–101 (NCERA-101) annual meeting, the committee honored a number of long standing members, including Conviron’s Reg Quiring, with an award of appreciation for many years of involvement with the controlled environment community.
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Conviron Announces New Distributor for Colombia, Peru and Ecuador

March 13, 2017

Conviron Announces New Distributor for Colombia, Peru and Ecuador
Conviron is pleased to announce the appointment of Below Zero Refrigeration (BZR). BZR brings over fifty years of combined service and technical support to the scientific community and will be promoting Conviron plant growth chambers and rooms in the South American markets of Colombia, Peru and Ecuador.
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Opening of Monsanto High Tech Greenhouse

October 28, 2016

Opening of Monsanto High Tech Greenhouse
The new high tech greenhouses represent part of a $400 million expansion announced in 2013 and is scheduled to be completed in June 2017. The expansion consists of 13 open greenhouses and 23 bench-format greenhouses; 105,000 square feet that is controlled for temperature and humidity by a custom Argus Controls system.
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International Controlled Environment Conference | AusPheno 2016

September 23, 2016

5th International Controlled Environment Conference | AusPheno 2016
From September 18 to 23 the joint 5th International Controlled Environment Conference / Aus Pheno 2016 brought together the Australian and international plant science community in Canberra, Australia. The conference was organized in association with both the UK CEUG (Controlled Environment User Group) and the North American NCERA-101 (North Central Extension & Research Activity).
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Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce luncheon celebrating the 125th anniversary of Great West Life

September 22, 2016

Celebrating our Past. Investing in the Future. Focusing on the Customer.
On September 22, the Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce, Conviron and over 400 guests from Winnipeg’s business community came together to congratulate Great West Life on its 125th anniversary. The event also marked the first membership luncheon of the Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce for the 2016-17 season.
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Staff working in Lufa Farms greenhouse

August 22, 2016

With new growing techniques, small, urban facilities can replace acres of farmland
The Globe and Mail | Lufa depends on automation to run its two greenhouses. Water, nutrients, temperature and other factors are managed by their customized automation tool made by British Columbia’s Argus Control Systems.
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New Product: CMP6060 & CM8.4 | Advanced Control for Plant Growth Chambers

July 21, 2016

New Product: CMP6060 & CM8.4
Conviron announced today the release of its latest version of environmental control platform for plant growth chambers: CMP6060 and Conviron Central Management™ CM8.4. For plant science researchers requiring the highest level of control, CMP6060 provides the most advanced solution for programming environments and monitoring experimental data.
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South African Society for Microbiology (SASBMB) poster awards

July 14, 2016

South African Society for Microbiology (SASBMB) Awards
From July 10 to 13, 2016, the South African Society for Microbiology (SASBMB) held its 25th congress at the East London International Convention Centre, South Africa. Conviron and its distributor, AnSI Co. were proud to be supporters of the conference. The conference marked the Society’s 40th anniversary and the Centenary of the University of Fort Hare.
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