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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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CCOVI GGO Webinar - Virus Testing

CCOVI GGO Webinar - Virus Testing

Posted Sep 11th, 2019 in News Articles, Resources

The Grape Growers of Ontario, in partnership with Brock University's Cool Climate Oenology and Viticulture Institute (CCOVI) are pleased to announce the launch of a brand-new viticulture webinar series. The series will look at current topics with experts in the field from bud survival to irrigation timing. 

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Grapevine Viruses Video

Grapevine Viruses Video

Posted Sep 9th, 2019 in News Articles, Virus

Video update from AAFC researchers in BC, featuring CGCN-RCCV Chair, Hans Buchler

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CCOVI tackling climate change challenges with research vineyards

CCOVI tackling climate change challenges with research vineyards

Posted Aug 29th, 2019 in News Articles, Cold Hardiness and Climate Change

CCOVI partnered with two commercial grape growers to plant the St. Catharines and Niagara-on-the-Lake vineyards that are being used for a clone and rootstock evaluation program of the main VQA grapevine varieties in Ontario.

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Order of Canada Recipient, Howard Soon

Order of Canada Recipient, Howard Soon

Posted Jul 2nd, 2019 in News Articles

CGCN Director Howard Soon receives Order of Canada

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CCOVI scientist’s grapevine virus research gets global recognition

CCOVI scientist’s grapevine virus research gets global recognition

Posted Jun 3rd, 2019 in News Articles

Grapevine Virologist Sudarsana Poojari’s research has been evaluated by a French research group and published in the reputed EPPO Bulletin, the official publication of the European and Mediterranean Plant Protection Organization (EPPO).

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International Cool Climate Wine Symposium to highlight Canada’s wine industry

International Cool Climate Wine Symposium to highlight Canada’s wine industry

Posted May 31st, 2019 in News Articles

Canada will welcome the world to Brock University next summer for one of the most prestigious wine conferences, the International Cool Climate Wine Symposium (ICCWS)

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Wine Lab at Kentville Research Centre, Nova Scotia

Wine Lab at Kentville Research Centre, Nova Scotia

Posted Apr 13th, 2018 in News Articles

Wine lab under construction at Kentville Nova Scotia research centre will help support grape growers and vintners.

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