News Archive: 11/2018

Greenhouse funding announcement
Nov 27, 2018
YourTV Niagara The Vineland Research and Innovation Centre welcomed Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Lawrence MacAulay to their Greenhouse Facility today. Minister MacAulay announced a 5 million dollar investment to boost Canada's greenhouse sector. Brenda Schultz reports.
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Vineland researchers search for the perfect match of apple varieties to meet Ontario consumers’ cider preferences
Nov 22, 2018
Better Farming, November 22, 2018 By Jim Algie Hard cider taste tests at Vineland Research and Innovation Centre show clear consumer preference for sweet fruity flavours over drier tannic ones, said Dr. Amy Bowen, research director of consumer insights at the centre.  Read more
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All the right ways to apply microbial biopesticides
Nov 19, 2018
Greenhouse Canada By Dr. Michael Brownbridge Vineland's research team has investigated how application methods of microbial biopesticides affect viability and coverage as part of an integrated pest management system. Read more
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Slipping into sweet potato production
Nov 12, 2018
Greenhouse Canada By Vineland Research and Innovation Centre February tends to be a slow time at Roelands Plant Farms Inc. But not this year. Roelands was tasked with propagating sweet potato slips to trial Vineland’s made-in-Canada variety of the popular storage vegetable on about 25 Canadian farms this year. Read more
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Watch an entire greenhouse tomato harvest in under two minutes
Nov 8, 2018, October 29, 2018 In partnership with the Ontario Greenhouse Vegetable Growers, Vineland is developing new Tomato on the Vine hybrids for market launch in 2021. In this video shot at Vineland's Collaborative Greenhouse Technology Centre, you can check out an entire greenhouse tomato harvest in under two minutes. Read more
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New table grape varieties for Ontario could diversify market
Nov 5, 2018
Farmtario By Lilian Schaer Driven by demand primarily from farmers, the Ontario Fresh Grape Growers’ Marketing Board and Vineland teamed up four years ago to find new table grape varieties for the Ontario market. Read more
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