Nursery Certification Programs
The CNLA continues to work cooperatively with the Canadian Nursery Certification Institute (CNCI) in the development and administration of nursery certification programs including Clean Plants and P. ramorum certification.
The Canadian Nursery Certification Institute (CNCI) was founded in 2005. Developed by industry, it is the overall mandate of CNCI to administer nursery certification programs in Canada. It is the role of CNCI to:
At the current time, the CNCI manages two certification programs:
Another nursery certification alternative available to the industry is the CFIA’s Canadian Nursery Certification Program. This is also a systems-based program designed for nurseries that have significant export sales to the US.
Clean Plants certified nurseries
P.ramorum certified nurseries
You may reach CNCI by contacting:
Phone: 1-888-446-3499 ext. 8615
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