Locally grown okra could soon be an option in Canada

Posted on
Sep 7, 2016
Locally grown okra could soon be an option in Canada

AgInnovation Ontario
By Kelly Daynard

It’s no secret that there’s a growing ethnic population of Canadians who have preferences for foods from their home countries. That fact brings with it unique opportunities for farmers to produce crops that haven’t traditionally been grown locally. Okra is one such crop. Dr. Viliam Zvalo is a research scientist in the area of vegetable production at Vineland Research and Innovation Centre (Vineland) and joined the team in 2014 with a mandate to investigate opportunities for world crop production for Canadian farmers. Read more