In The News

Jul 29, 2014

Canadian Nursery Landscape Association

The third annual Innovation Report is packed with the latest updates from the various projects happening at the Vineland Research and Innovation Centre. CNLA has connections to both the hardy rose growing program (page 22) and the Greening the Highways project (page 32). Other topics include: robots pack plants and profits, new product pipeline for growers, good news for poinsettia growers, and more! Read more

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Growing okra an exciting challenge for gardeners
Jul 26, 2014

Toronto Star - Gardening
By Sonia Day

Believe it or not, okra — still unfamiliar to most born and bred Canadians — is currently being tested at Vineland Research and Innovation Centre as a future crop for Ontario farmers. Read more

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A rose, in any other soil, that still smells as sweet
Jul 23, 2014

Grimsby Lincoln News
By Luke Edwards

The Vineland Research and Innovation Centre is hosting an open house to showcase four of its major ongoing projects. And those projects are bringing the world of food and horticulture right to Canada. Read more

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New vegetables being tested for Southwestern Ontario
Jul 18, 2014

Blackburnnews.com
By Ray Baynton

Okra, Asian Long eggplant and Indian Round eggplant are being grown in trial plots at the University of Guelph’s Ridgetown Campus, in conjunction with the Vineland Research Centre.  Read more

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Jul 15, 2014

Ontario Farmer
By Glenn Powell

A Vineland Research and Innovation Centre project is trying to improve survival rates among young roadside trees. Read more

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Jul 8, 2014

Ontario Farmer
By Glenn Powell

Vineland’s ornamental plant breeder says finding a true hardy rose is like looking for a needle in a haystack. Read more

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Jul 8, 2014

Ontario Farmer
By Glenn Powell

Breeder estimates local production could double with a variety suitable for Ontario conditions. Read more

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Leading Canada's rose revolution
Jul 7, 2014

The Vancouver Sun
By Bill Brooks

If Rumen Conev, research scientist in plant breeding at Vineland Research and Innovation Centre in Ontario, has his way, Canada could become a veritable Versailles, with roses blooming coast to coast. Read more

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Innovations in biocontrol with Michael Brownbridge
Jul 4, 2014

Greenhouse Canada

Interview with Michael Brownbridge, PhD., of Vineland Research and Innovation Centre at Grower Day 2014. View more

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Scientist studying tree growth near highways
Jul 3, 2014

Distributed to six (6) Sun Media publications in the Niagara Region
By Rob Houle

If a tree dies along a highway, Darby McGrath cares. Since 2012, the Vineland Research and Innovation Centre scientist has been conducting a study for the Ministry of Transportation, in conjunction with Landscape Ontario and the Canadian Nursery and Landscape Association. Read more

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