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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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Promising new Ontario tender fruit varieties identified
Oct 24, 2017

AgInnovation Ontario
By Lilian Schaer

Five new tender fruit varieties currently being tested at Vineland Research and Innovation Centre are showing promise and getting closer to becoming available on the marketplace. Read more

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A growing partnership
Oct 23, 2017

Belleville Intelligencer
By Tim Miller

Lower Trent Conservation and the Rotary Club of Trenton were joined by volunteers through the Highway of Heroes Living Tribute for the ‘Greening the Greenbelt’ Shoreline Habitat Project to plant 370 trees as well as 240 wildflowers along the shoreline of the Trent River. Lower Trent has partnered up with Highway of Heroes Living Tribute and, through them, have been working with the Vineland Research and Innovation Centre for soil testing and remediation work. Read more

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Vineland reflects on a decade of innovation
Oct 19, 2017

Hortidaily.com

A decade ago, the CEO of Vineland Research and Innovation Centre was holding in his hands a proposal for renewal and reinvention mapping out an exciting future for the former Vineland Research Station. Today, he can take stock of remarkable accomplishments by a team of scientists, along with valued partners and collaborators, who make horticulture in Canada a sustainable industry. Read more

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Canadian Greenhouse Conference
Oct 18, 2017

YourTV Niagara, October 9, 2017

The Annual Canadian Greenhouse Conference took place recently at the  Scotiabank Convention Centre. Dylan Veenhof has more in this report.

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Le Canada en passe de devenir un producteur de légumes tropicaux
Oct 8, 2017

ICI Radio-Canada
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Quand on pense à des légumes tropicaux comme l'okra, l'aubergine ou l'amarante, le Canada n'est pas forcément le premier pays producteur qui vient à l'esprit. Pourtant depuis bientôt une dizaine d'années, la production d'aliments ethnoculturels y est en croissance continue. C’est en raison de cette croissance que le Centre de recherche et d’innovation Vineland a mis en place un programme pour trouver le moyen de produire ici des aliments importés. Continuez à lire

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Are pesticides compatible with biocontrol?
Oct 3, 2017

Greenhouse Canada, October 2017 issue
By Graeme Murphy, Dr. Rose Buitenhuis, Dr. Michael Brownbridge

This is the last article in a six-part series providing practical information of an overall IPM program. Imagine a pesticide that is effective against a wide range of pests, resistance doesn’t develop, is safe in terms of human health and the environment, and is completely compatible with all biocontrol agents. That’s a pipe dream but how about a pesticide that controls one or two pests and is compatible with a few biocontrol agents? Read more

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