News Archive: 04/2018

Growing Asian flowers for Ontario markets
Apr 25, 2018
2017-2018 Agri-Food Yearbook Edition By Marika Li Flowers are important in cultural and daily activities for many Asian immigrants, including South Asians, who by 2050 will make up one-third of the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) population. Alexandra Grygorczyk, a researcher at Vineland Research and Innovation Centre in Vineland, Ont., and a U of G adjunct professor, leads a research team that is helping to bring Jasmine sambac to Canada. Read more
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Decision-making tool takes guesswork out of new crops
Apr 19, 2018
Ontario Farmer, April 17, 2018 By Lilian Schaer Vineland Research and Innovation Centre (Vineland) has just launched a new microsite to help grow­ers evaluate whether certain new horticulture crop types could be a fit for their farming businesses. Read more
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Deep dives on the five senses
Apr 11, 2018
Niagara Life Magazine, Spring 2018 By Luke Edwards Vineland Research and Innovation Centre's Consumer Insights program go in depth on what consumers prefer, and why. Read more
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Ontario growers researching possibility of new table grape variety
Apr 9, 2018
Freshplaza.com By Rebecca D Dumais Ontario could soon be seeing a new table grape variety with availability extending into Canada’s Thanksgiving holiday, something growers feel is much needed. In 2014, six imported table grape vines were planted by Vineland Research and Innovation Centre, prompted by industry interest in finding new grapes from around the world and bringing them to Ontario to see how well they fair in the local climate. Read more
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New world crops online resource now available
Apr 6, 2018
Hortidaily.com Thanks to the newly launched feedingdiversity.vinelandresearch.com microsite, growers can now better evaluate whether world crops fit their business plan. They can also manage risks through proven agronomic practices for Canada’s growing season. Read more
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