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Québec Peat Moss Producers Association (APTHQ)

Québec Peat Moss Producers Association (APTHQ)

The principal mandates of the Quebec Peat Moss Producers Association are to promote the horticultural peat industry, to represent and defend the interests of its members, to raise awareness of responsible peatland use among producers, and to let the public know about this essential agricultural and horticultural resource that is a component of several frequently-used products.

The Québec Peat Moss Producers Association coordinates the Peat and Substrate Cluster

In 2007, the provincial government and the peat moss industry signed a five-year agreement as part of the ACCORD strategy in order to set up a niche of excellence in the Bas-Saint-Laurent that would focus on promoting peat moss and agri-environmental technology.

The Peat and Substrate Cluster (Créneau tourbe et substrats in French) is both flexible and dynamic, and unites manufacturers, certain governmental departments, research centres involved in the field and regional development agencies.

The activities of the Cluster, which follow an action plan directed at supporting the development of businesses in the area, are carried out by its members through unifying structuring projects.

For more information about the Cluster, see:

APTHQ members are:

berger Berger
121, 1er rang
Saint-Modeste (Québec)  G0L 3W0
Tel.: 418 862-4462
Scotts Canada Ltd
771, rue Principale
Saint-Bonaventure (Québec)  J0C 1C0
Tel.: 819 396-2293 ou 1 800 561-5204
nirom Les Tourbes Nirom
315, chemin des Raymond
Rivière-du-Loup (Québec)  G5R 5Y5
Tel.: 418 862-0075
Premier Tech Horticulture
1, avenue Premier
Rivière-du-Loup (Québec)  G5R 4Y5
Tel.: 1 800 667-5366
Sun Gro Horticulture
1000, rue Principale
Colombier (Québec)  G0H 1P0
Tel.: 581 623-0279
real-michaud Tourbière Réal Michaud et Fils inc.
527, Route 132 Est
L’Isle-Verte (Québec)  G0L 1K0
Tel.: 418 898-6007
lambert Tourbières Lambert
106, chemin Lambert
Rivière-Ouelle (Québec)  G0L 2C0
Tel.: 418 852-2885
logo-smoreau Tourbière Sylvain Moreau 
500, 6ème avenue
Senneterre (Québec)   JOY 2M0
Tel.: 819 860-6717