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Edible flowers are a blooming food trend
Posted Sep 18, 2018
The Toronto Star, September 14, 2018
By Mark Cullen and Ben Cullen, Special to the Star
According to Whole Foods Market, edible flowers are the No. 1 consumer food trend for 2018. Researcher Alexandra Grygorczyk, at Vineland is studying the consumer preferences behind this trend. Read more

Upcoming Events

Canadian Greenhouse Conference 2018
Oct 3, 2018 to Oct 4, 2018
Vineland is a proud exhibitor at the Canadian Greenhouse Conference taking place October 3-4, 2018. Come visit at booth 1259. For more information about the event, please visit http://www.canadiangreenhouseconference.com/

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Posted Aug 16, 2018
Today, 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. Read more  

Latest Reports

Time to change the conversation around turfgrass

August, 2018

Vineland’s three-year research program on improving turfgrass in residential areas has just wrapped up. A summary of key findings on optimal grass variety selection and best fertilization practices can be reviewed in this report.

Latest Innovation Report

The 2017-2018 Innovation Report

October, 2017

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  • Mini-cuke packer promises big changes
  • Scouting program proves fruitful
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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.