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Bring the Vineyard Home
Aug 28, 2015

Floraldaily.com

"Pixie Grape, a versatile indoor/outdoor grapevine, is a must-have edible ornamental and we want to share it with the world,” said Chandra Bierhuizen, Sales/Marketing Manager at Sunrise Greenhouses located in Vineland, Ontario. Six years ago, Robert Bierhuizen, President of Sunrise Greenhouses and Board Director of Vineland Research and Innovation Centre (Vineland) recognized the ornamental value of the miniature vine and partnered with Vineland to develop new varieties of Pixie Grape. Read more

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Automated Mushroom Harvester Can Change the Industry
Aug 26, 2015

Hortidaily.com
By Boy de Nijs

The Robotics and Automation team at Vineland Research and Innovation Centre (Vineland) in Ontario, has been working on developing a robot that has the potential to significantly change Canada's fresh mushroom industry. Read more

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Colours of Summer
Aug 21, 2015

TVCogeco – The Source
By Mark
Wikobrado

The Vineland Research and Innovation Centre held a public open house to showcase over 200 unique vegetative and seed flower cultivars. Vanessa Verworn reports.

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The 2015 Innovation Report
Aug 19, 2015

Vineland has published the 2015 Innovation Report. Read more

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Aug 4, 2015

Ontario Farmer
By Glenn Powell

Vineland researchers are responding to criticism that today's fruits and vegetables lack taste and nutrition. Read more

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Aug 4, 2015

The Grower
By Nathalie Dreifelds

Graham Rennie of Rennie Estate Winery in Beamsville, Ontario has purchased one of the first commercialized Appassimento chambers in North America. This method of drying grapes for the wine industry has been developed and delivered to market through a partnership between Ontario manufacturer MTX Postharvest and Vineland Research and Innovation Centre (Vineland).  Read more

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World Crops Research Taking Place at Vineland
Jul 28, 2015

TVCogeco – The Source
By Stephen Parr

A look at the World Crops Research taking place at the Vineland Research & Innovation Centre. Read more

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Developing Tomatoes Adapted to Canadian Growing Conditions
Jul 27, 2015

Hortidaily.com
By Boy de Nijs

The Applied Genomics lab at Vineland Research and Innovation Centre in Vineland Station, Ontario, Canada, revolves around DNA sequencing technology. Its main goal is to obtain data that serve to improve breeding programs. Read more

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Canada’s National Rose Breeding Program
Jul 22, 2015

TVCogeco – The Source
By Stephen Parr

A look at the Canada's National Rose Breeding Program taking place at the Vineland Research & Innovation Centre. Read more

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Creating Consistency in Ontario Wines
Jul 22, 2015

Grimsby Lincoln News, July 15, 2015
By Amanda Moore

Consistency was the key ingredient Graham Rennie found was missing from wine made from the fruits of his 50-acre vineyard. The answer to that question was to dry out the grapes, a technique used for centuries in Italy to produce a full-bodied, complex vino called Amarone. After visiting Italy and touring an Amarone production plant, Rennie had an idea that he took to Jim Brandle, CEO of Vineland Research and Innovation Centre. Read more

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