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Petal perfection in Vineland
Jun 1, 2014

Niagara Farmers’ Monthly
By Amanda Moore

A favourite for gardeners and romancers, the rose has long been a popular flower choice. While deep red and vibrant pink continue to dominate the rose market, consumers are always looking for a new, better rose to add to their gardens. This is where the Vineland Research and Innovation Centre comes into play. Read more

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The secret behind Appassimento wines
Jun 1, 2014

Canadian Grapes to Wine

What do Kew Vineyards Soldier’s Grant 2011, Rennie Estate Winery “G” 2011 and Rennie Estate Winery Scarpata 2011 have in common? They are Ontario red wines made using a proprietary Appassimento method pioneered at Vineland Research and Innovation Centre (Vineland). Read more

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May 27, 2014

Niagara This Week - St. Catharines
By Paul Forsyth

Regional politicians hope a $1 million investment into a planned greenhouse technology centre at the Vineland Research and Innovation Centre (VRIC) will help make Niagara’s powerful greenhouse industry even stronger in the highly competitive horticulture industry. Read more

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May 12, 2014

Huffpost Business
By CBC

John Van De Vegte of the Vineland Research Centre worked in the auto industry, and is looking to make greenhouses the next frontier for robotics. But the two sectors couldn’t be further apart. Read more

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Research scientist discusses hardy rose breeding program
May 6, 2014

Hortidaily.com

In 2010, the Canadian Nursery Landscape Association (CNLA) obtained the rights to Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada’s Hardy Rose Breeding Program including all of its germplasm. In a collaborative effort, Vineland Research and Innovation Centre (Vineland) assumed the breeding responsibility for the research program. Read more

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May 2, 2014

Farms.com

It can take 20 years or more to bring a new apple variety to market. A research partnership between the Ontario Apple Growers and Vineland Research and Innovation Centre (Vineland) is hoping to cut that time in half. Read more

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May 1, 2014

Vines Magazine

Vineland Research and Innovation Centre scientist Bernard Goyette has invented a chamber that allows winemakers to dry grapes appassimento style while controlling climate, airflow and humidity using a unique method. Read more

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New guide helps refine fertilizer use
May 1, 2014

Niagara Farmer’s Monthly

Scientists at Vineland Research and Innovation Centre are helping Ontario nursery growers save money and protect the environment through the identification of optimal fertilizer rates for commonly grown nursery crops. Read more

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The secret behind Appassimento wines
May 1, 2014

Hortidaily.com

What do Kew Vineyards Soldier’s Grant 2011, Rennie Estate Winery “G” 2011 and Rennie Estate Winery Scarpata 2011 have in common? They are Ontario red wines made using a proprietary Appassimento method pioneered at Vineland Research and Innovation Centre (Vineland). Read more

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That’s Amarone
May 1, 2014

Maclean’s Wine in Canada 2014
By John Szabo

In Beamsville, Graham Rennie of Rennie Estate also wanted to improve his reds Rennie wanted to find a more cost-efficient and predictable grape-drying system. In 2011, along with John Young of Kew Vineyards/Angels Gate, Rennie approached the Vineland Research and Innovation Centre in Niagara for help. Read more

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