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Government of Canada invests in long-term growth of wine and grape industry

Government of Canada invests in long-term growth of wine and grape industry

Posted Jun 15th, 2019 in CGCN Press Release

The Honourable David Lametti, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada announced $2.3 million in funding for the Canadian Grapevine Certification Network's clean plant protocol through AgriAssurance.

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BC Grape Hardiness for Early January

BC Grape Hardiness for Early January

Posted Jan 9th, 2020 in Cold Hardiness and Climate Change

Grape bud hardiness reports for BC, Early January 2020.

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BC Grape Hardiness for Late December

BC Grape Hardiness for Late December

Posted Jan 2nd, 2020 in Cold Hardiness and Climate Change

Grape bud hardiness reports for BC, Late December 2019

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BC Grape Hardiness for Early December

BC Grape Hardiness for Early December

Posted Dec 10th, 2019 in Cold Hardiness and Climate Change

Grape bud hardiness reports for BC, Early December 2019

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2020- International Year of Plant Health

2020- International Year of Plant Health

Posted Dec 10th, 2019 in News Articles, Resources

The United Nations General Assembly declared 2020 as the International Year of Plant Health (IYPH). The year is a once in a lifetime opportunity to raise global awareness on how protecting plant health can help end hunger, reduce poverty, protect the environment, and boost economic development.

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OGWRI Request for Proposals as part of the Marketing Vineyard Improvement Program with the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

OGWRI Request for Proposals as part of the Marketing Vineyard Improvement Program with the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

Posted Dec 10th, 2019 in News Articles, Resources

Ontario Grape and Wine Research Incorporated invite research proposals for the Research and Innovation Development Initiative (R&ID) component for the Marketing Vineyard Improvement Program (MVIP). The objective of this program is to provide funds to improve the quality, productivity and adaptability of grape and wine production by promoting industry-wide access to innovative tools, technologies, resources, knowledge and information for grape and wine making. All activities must start on or ...

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Virus surveys of commercial vineyards show value of planting certified vines

Virus surveys of commercial vineyards show value of planting certified vines

Posted Nov 28th, 2019 in Resources

Viruses are of great concern in vineyards. They cost the California wine grape industry as much as $91,661 per acre over the life of a vineyard, according to a 2015 economic study of the North Coast wine-growing region. As a first step towards managing viruses, growers are encouraged to plant certified material regulated by the California Registration and Certification program. There are risks in sourcing material from stocks that are not subject to the same level of regulation. We surveyed ...

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XI International Symposium on Grapevine Physiology and Biotechnology - Announcement + Call for Abstracts

XI International Symposium on Grapevine Physiology and Biotechnology - Announcement + Call for Abstracts

Posted Nov 26th, 2019 in Resources

XI International Symposium on Grapevine Physiology and Biotechnology, Stellenbosch (South Africa). The symposium, organised under the auspices of the International Society of Horticultural Science (ISHS), will be hosted on the African continent for the first time. During the sessions and keynote lectures, the latest trends in grapevine physiology and biotechnology research with a focus on the chosen theme of “Grapevine Interactions” will be discussed.

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BC Grape Hardiness for Late November

BC Grape Hardiness for Late November

Posted Nov 25th, 2019 in Cold Hardiness and Climate Change

Grape bud hardiness reports for BC, Late November 2019

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Fizz Club December 2019

Fizz Club December 2019

Posted Nov 22nd, 2019 in Canadian Wine Quality

Sparkling winemakers across Canada are invited to join the Fizz Club Network!

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