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New GIS Tools to Guide Terroir-Based Precision Management for Vineyards

New GIS Tools to Guide Terroir-Based Precision Management for Vineyards

Posted Mar 18th, 2019 in Crop Protection and Monitoring

Pat Bowen of Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada explore using GIS tools for vineyard management.

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Year 1 Grape & Wine Science Cluster Research Update

Year 1 Grape & Wine Science Cluster Research Update

Posted Mar 13th, 2019 in Research, Cluster Updates & Events

Learn more about the research being done under the Canadian Agricultural partnership Grape & Wine Science Cluster.

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Grapevine Trunk Disease in British Columbia: From Identification to Control

Grapevine Trunk Disease in British Columbia: From Identification to Control

Posted Jan 28th, 2019 in Crop Protection and Monitoring

José R. Úrbz-Torres and Daniel T. O'Gorman of Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada explore grapevine trunk disease in British Columbia.

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Research Focus - Red Blotch Disease Ecology and Management

Research Focus - Red Blotch Disease Ecology and Management

Posted Dec 11th, 2018 in Virus

PhD candidate Elizabeth Cieniewicz and plant pathology Professor Marc Fuchs discuss their research looking at the virus associated with Red Blotch Disease, how it spreads among vines, and the implications for management.

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Government of Canada invests $80 million in the Centre for Plant Health

Government of Canada invests $80 million in the Centre for Plant Health

Posted Oct 19th, 2018 in Partner and Members Press Releases

The Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, Canada’s Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, announced an investment of $80 million to replace the Centre for Plant Health in Sidney, B.C.

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Terroir Analysis of the Nova Scotia Wine Growing Region 2017

Terroir Analysis of the Nova Scotia Wine Growing Region 2017

Posted Jul 17th, 2018 in Research

The main goal of the Terroir Analysis of the Nova Scotia Wine Growing Region 2017 project is to determine which varieties are more suitable for our environmental conditions, specifically for the targeted wine styles.

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Canadian Grape and Wine Industry Receives $8.4 Million in Federal Funding

Canadian Grape and Wine Industry Receives $8.4 Million in Federal Funding

Posted Jul 4th, 2018 in CGCN Press Release

The Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) announced $8.4 million in funding for the Canadian Grapevine Certification Network (CGCN) to fund their Agri-Science Program cluster.

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Grapevine Viruses (McFadden-Smith, Poojari, Parent, Sept. 2017)

Grapevine Viruses (McFadden-Smith, Poojari, Parent, Sept. 2017)

Posted Apr 16th, 2018 in Virus

Typical symptoms of Leafroll disease in red cultivars include red-purple discoloration, and rolling backwards of the leaves. In white varietals, this is not as prevalent, although can sometimes be seen closer to the end of the growing season.

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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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Climate Atlas of Canada

Climate Atlas of Canada

Posted Apr 11th, 2018 in Resources

Developed by a team of researchers at the University of Winnipeg’s Prairie Climate Center, the interactive Climate Atlas of Canada is now available online, and free for all to use!

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  • Canada's wine industry generates revenues of $1.2 billion and employs over 5,600 people. Exports of wine in 2016 equaled $133.6 million
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