A provincial government project to build greenhouses on the west coast of Newfoundland is being met with general support from farmers, although some question whether that cash would be better used elsewhere.

The government is spending $1 million to build seven new greenhouses at a complex at the province’s agricultural centre at Pynn’s Brook, part of a $13-million package announced last week from a COVID-19 economic recovery fund. The cash will go toward some research, but will mainly be used to expand the province’s vegetable transplant program, which sells greenhouse-grown veggies at the start of season to farmers at cost.

Read the article at this link: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/newfoundland-labrador/nl-transplant-program-expansion-1.5628360

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