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Slipping into sweet potato production
Posted Nov 12, 2018
Greenhouse Canada
By Vineland Research and Innovation Centre
February tends to be a slow time at Roelands Plant Farms Inc. But not this year. Roelands was tasked with propagating sweet potato slips to trial Vineland’s made-in-Canada variety of the popular storage vegetable on about 25 Canadian farms this year. Read more

Upcoming Events

Feb 20, 2019
Vineland will be exhibiting at the 2019 Ontario Fruit & Vegetable Convention, taking place February 20-21, 2019.  For more information about the event, please visit their website

Latest Media Release

Posted Sep 25, 2018
The Vineland Research and Innovation Centre Board of Directors announced today the appointment of Warren Jestin, PhD as Board Chair. Read more

Latest Reports

Best practices for agricultural technology communication

November, 2018

Previous research has identified a need for communication guidelines that bring together research and practical experience. This document highlights best practices when communicating agricultural technology to an audience.

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
    • Greening Canada's roadways
  • Vineland by the number

Latest Newsletter

Canadian farmers, entrepreneurs and health care workers to benefit from new investment in research

August, 2018
The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science and Sport, announced $6.7 million in federal funding for seven new projects under Genome Canada’s Genomic Applications Partnership Program (GAPP) that will match researchers with companies to develop new gene-based technologies in health care, agriculture and environmental protection. An additional $14.3 million is being invested by provincial governments, businesses and other funding partners for a total of $21 million.