News Archive: 11/2017

Raspberry future
Nov 30, 2017
The Grower By Karen Davidson For berry growers in Canada, it’s challenging to address the domestic market with strawberries, let alone expand it with raspberries and blackberries. Vineland Research and Innovation Centre hosted a meeting November 28 to explore how growers might take cues from Canadian grocers and how to work back through the value chain to the breeders to produce local varieties that will excite consumers. Read more
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Greenhouse gardens the way of the future
Nov 17, 2017
The Toronto Star By Sonia Day, Gardening What’s currently happening at Vineland Research and Innovation Centre in Niagara strikes me as pretty exciting. Crop experts there have developed three super-tough kinds of Asian eggplant that can cope well with our unpredictable weather and will thus be commercially viable for our farmers to grow. Read more
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Senator Harder awards exceptional citizens in Niagara Region
Nov 16, 2017
Senate GRO, November 13, 2017 As part of the Canada 150 celebrations, the Government Representative in the Senate is recognizing five leaders in the Niagara Region with medals for making their communities a better place to live. One of the recipient is Jim Brandle, CEO of Vineland Research and Innovation Centre. Read more
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Questions. Answered.
Nov 13, 2017
Kitchen Bliss By Diane Galambos Research. There was a time I found that to be a scary word. Turns out, I love research! So, it should come as no surprise that my recent visit to the Vineland Research and Innovation Centre was like a play date – my idea of fun! Read more
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Vineland Research Centre highlights latest greenhouse research in new report
Nov 3, 2017
Greenhouse Grower By Brian Sparks The Vineland Research and Innovation Centre in Ontario, Canada, is a hotbed of new research in many segments of agriculture, including greenhouse production. Recently, it released its latest Innovations Report highlighting some of the major projects taking place. Read more
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