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Perfecting the apple at Vineland
Posted Sep 11, 2019
Niagara This Week
By Steve Henschel, Grimsby Lincoln News
Daryl Somers examines the fruits of one of 22,000 apple trees at the Vineland Research and Innovation Centre farm. The centre’s ongoing efforts to breed the perfect apple will be highlighted during an annual open house Sept. 19. Read more

Upcoming Events

What's Growin' On Research Farm Open House 2019
Sep 19, 2019
Please join us at Vineland’s Victoria Avenue Farm for the annual What’s Growin’ On Open House. Vineland’s annual open house has moved to the fall this year. The focus will be on the latest research of our apple breeding program. Please register by September 18. Due to space limitations, attendance is restricted to the first 140 registrants. Please register each participant individually. For more information, contact Nathalie Dreifelds

Latest Media Release

Posted Sep 3, 2019
Today, Vance Badawey, Member of Parliament for Niagara Centre, along with Chris Bittle, Member of Parliament for St. Catharines, announced a total FedDev Ontario contribution of nearly $13 million for three Niagara projects that will support economic growth, create good jobs and continue to drive innovation across the region. This announcement was made on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for FedDev Ontario. Read more

Latest Reports

Ontario horticulture research priority report 2019

July, 2019


  • Edible horticulture
  • Ornamental horticulture

Latest Innovation Report

The 2018-2019 Innovation Report

October, 2018


  • Leading the way on automation
  • Testing, Testing, TOV
  • Growing the urban canopy in a new direction
  • Slipping into sweet potato production
  • Consumer insights go beyond Vineland
  • Biocontrol big for flower growers
  • Vineland case studies: Bringing World Crops to market and Greening Canada's roadways
  • Vineland by the number

Latest Newsletter

The Ontario Landscape Tree Planting Guide is now available

May, 2019
The newly released Ontario Landscape Tree Planting Guide is the most comprehensive reference document available to the landscape industry.