The Innovation Report

The 2017-2018 Innovation Report
October, 2017

Features

  • New sweet potato variety suited to the Canadian growing season
  • The potential of sweet potato propagation
  • Orange sweet potatoes golden for consumers
  • Cracking the code on eggplant production
  • Okra proves A-OK for Canadian growers
  • The scent of opportunity
  • Gene miners: Meet PGI, Vineland's first spin-off company
  • Mini-cuke packer promises big changes
  • Scouting program proves fruitful
  • Stars align for Chinook SunriseTM
The 2016-2017 Innovation Report
October, 2016

Features

  • The dirt on healthy urban trees
  • Say what? Talking science with consumers
  • Appassimento chamber ups Ontario's wine game
  • Crafting a sustainable cider industry
  • The scent of a tomato
  • Patience and possibilities: Vineland's apple program takes root
  • Rose collection begins to bloom
  • Cold SnapTM spreading and that's a good thing
  • A mite-y discovery
  • Innovative automation technologies around the corner
The 2015 Innovation Report
August, 2015

Features

  • The science of storytelling
  • New commercial research greenhouse set to give Ontario consumers more of what they want
  • Vineland begins multi-product bio-inoculant testing
  • New products reflect Vineland's consumer-centric research focus
  • Innovation and commercialization, two sides of the same coin for Vineland
  • World crops trials to provide growers with scientific basis for decision-making
The 2014 Innovation Report
July, 2014

Features

  • The many paths to innovation
  • Robots pack plants and profits: borrowing from the automotive industry’s playbook
  • New pre-commercial greenhouse set to revitalize economic development in Niagara
  • Vineland CEO says strategic vision is working
  • Build it and (know why) consumers will come
  • Vineland set to commercialize new breeding technology platform
  • Hardy rose breeding program moves to next level, with testing at sites across Canada
  • Vineland opens new product pipeline for growers
The 2013 Innovation Report
July, 2013

Features

  • CEO message
  • At Vineland, consumers are king (pins)
  • A completely different kind of matchmaker
  • The science of bringing great ideas to market
  • Planning underway for a hotbed of activity in this unique hothouse
  • Research, with feet firmly planted in the real world
  • One potato, two potato, sweet potato, four
  • Hitting the road to size up new opportunities for local tree growers
  • Testing, testing: robot trials show promising early results
  • What’s not to like?
The 2012 Innovation Report
April, 2012

Features

  • CEO message
  • Drought-resistant petunias, cold-tolerant tomatoes, what’s next?
  • In the market for some locally grown okra?
  • The myths (and some facts) about Canadian consumers
  • For robots, it’s all in a day’s work
  • Tackling national challenges, one research project at a time
  • Biocontrols: on the hunt for bugs that kill other bugs
  • The art and science of green roofs