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Dec 17, 2014

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Vineland Research and Innovation Centre Hosts Poinsettia Open House
Dec 9, 2014

Grimsby Lincoln News
By Luke Edwards

Last Friday researchers at Vineland Research and Innovation Centre got a little insight into what the customer wants. The third annual Poinsettia Open House was quite the success, organizers say, attracting hundreds to the Vineland greenhouse to check out the dozens of different varieties on display. Read more

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Poinsettias Research
Dec 2, 2014

TVCogeco – The Source
By Mark
Wikobrado

The Vineland Research and Innovation Centre is hosting a Poinsettia Open House on Friday, December 5th from 1-4 pm. The public is invited to come out and vote for their favourite poinsettia. Brendan Sylvia reports.

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The Crop of Christmas, Vineland to Host Poinsettia Open House Dec. 5
Dec 1, 2014

Grimsby Lincoln News
By Amanda Moore

Poinsettias grow in a variety of colours and shades, beyond the classic red. Join researcher Wayne Brown Friday at the Vineland Research and Innovation Centre for the annual poinsettia open house. Read more

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Nov 27, 2014

Grimsby Lincoln News
By Amanda Moore

BEAMSVILLE — A Beamsville winery is the first in North America to have a prototype of a modular, self-contained, controlled-environment system designed through a partnership with Vineland Research and Innovation Centre and MTX Postharvest. The new, individual chambers are hoped to transform the Appassimento wine industry in Canada. Read more

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Appassimento Chamber
Nov 19, 2014

TVCogeco – The Source
By Mark Wikobrado

Vineland Research and Innovation Centre held an event at Kew Vineyards in Beamsville to show off the new Appassimento Chamber. Mike Morgan reports.

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Advancing tree fruit and fresh grape sectors in Canada
Nov 18, 2014

Freshplaza.com

A new research program is focusing on changing and improving the product mix for Ontario tender fruit and fresh grape growers.

Vineland Research and Innovation Centre (Vineland) is evaluating plum, peach, nectarine and apricot trees from the University of Guelph’s breeding program in terms of superior varieties that meet consumer preferences. Vineland is also scouting the world for fresh grape varieties better- adapted to our local climate. Read more

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Nov 12, 2014

Simcoe Reformer
By Monte Sonnenberg

Canada relies on imports because sweet potatoes are a challenging crop to grow this far north. Research is underway at the Vineland Research & Innovation Station that will hopefully change that. Read more

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Grant to help with earlier varieties of fruit
Nov 11, 2014

By Don Fraser
Distributed to six (6) Sun Media publications in the Niagara Region

A federal grant will help researchers develop Ontario tender fruit varieties that can be sold sooner each season. The research will be done by the University of Guelph and Vineland Research and Innovation Centre. Read more

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Market signals persuade long-time potato growers to dig sweet potatoes
Nov 1, 2014

The Grower

With clear demand signals from consumers, the Vineland Research and Innovation Centre (Vineland) has ramped up research on sweet potatoes, particularly varieties adapted to Ontario’s short-growing season and cooler climate. Read more

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