Media Releases

Mar 18, 2019
Vineland Research and Innovation Centre (Vineland) announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Dr. Ian Potter as Chief Executive Officer effective April 1, 2019. Mr. Potter will also join the Vineland Board of Directors at that time. Read more
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Mar 14, 2019
Vineland Research and Innovation Centre officially released Chinook Sunrise™, the second in a series of roses developed for their hardiness and ability to blossom almost anywhere in Canada. Read more
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Feb 19, 2019
The Town of Lincoln and Vineland Research and Innovation Centre (Vineland) signed a formal memorandum of understanding (MOU) focused on collaborating to support and advance the innovation, commercialization, and sustainability of horticulture in Lincoln and the surrounding region. Read more
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Jan 8, 2019
A.M.A. Horticulture Inc. launched the RootSmart innovation at the Landscape Ontario Congress in 2018. Now one year later, ongoing field trials at Vineland Research and Innovation Centre continue to show that the propagation tray is having real impact on better root distribution and tree establishment. Read more
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Nov 26, 2018
Today, Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food was at the Vineland Research and Innovation Centre to announce a federal investment of up to $5 million to the Automation Cluster under the Canadian Agricultural Partnership. The Cluster will be led by the Vineland Research and Innovation Centre Inc. Read more
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Nov 23, 2018
The list of Women's Executive Network Top 100 Most Powerful Women in Canada presented by KPMG, was released November 22, 2018 paying tribute to the outstanding women across Canada who have advocated for diversity in the workforce, and who serve as an inspiration for the next generation of leaders. Vineland’s interim CEO Shelley Martin is a winner in the HSBC Corporate Executives category. Read more
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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
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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  
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Apr 3, 2018
The Ontario Association of Architects (OAA) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2018 OAA Awards. Vineland's Collaborative Greenhouse Technology Centre has been recognized with a prestigious Design Excellence Award. Read more
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Mar 14, 2018
The hugely popular Canadian Shield™ rose from Vineland’s 49th Parallel Collection, developed at Vineland Research and Innovation Centre (Vineland), will be available again in 2018 to take root from coast to coast. Read more
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