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The CGCN-RCCV’s new Certification Program addresses the immediate need for Certified virus-free vines

The CGCN-RCCV’s new Certification Program addresses the immediate need for Certified virus-free vines

Posted Mar 11th, 2021 in CGCN Press Release, News Articles

On March 8th, 2021 the Canadian Grapevine Certification Network (CGCN-RCCV) released amendments to their Certification Standards. These amendments include the development of an entirely new set of standards called “Certification Program, Option 2 Protocols,” and minor changes to their original Certification program that has now been renamed “Certification Program, Option 1 Protocols.” Both of these protocols are available on CGCN-RCCV’s website in English and French.

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$6.2-million in funding announced to support CGCN-RCCV’s clean plant program

$6.2-million in funding announced to support CGCN-RCCV’s clean plant program

Posted Oct 29th, 2020 in CGCN Press Release

On October 27th, Brock University’s Cool Climate Oenology and Viticulture Institute (CCOVI) announced a $6.2- million funding commitment through Genome Canada’s Genomic Applications Partnership Program (GAPP) to support the Canadian Grapevine Certification Network (CGCN-RCCV) and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) in supplying the industry with certified virus-free grapevine planting material.

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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

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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The CGCN-RCCV’s new Certification Program addresses the immediate need for Certified virus-free vines

The CGCN-RCCV’s new Certification Program addresses the immediate need for Certified virus-free vines

Posted Mar 11th, 2021

On March 8th, 2021 the Canadian Grapevine Certification Network (CGCN-RCCV) released amendments to their Certification Standards. These amendments include the development of an entirely new set of standards called “Certification Program, Option 2 Protocols,” and minor changes to their original Certification program that has now been renamed “Certification Program, Option 1 Protocols.” Both of these protocols are available on CGCN-RCCV’s website in English and French.

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Texas A&M AgriLife Research Develops Bacteriophage Treatment for Pierce's Disease

Texas A&M AgriLife Research Develops Bacteriophage Treatment for Pierce's Disease

Posted Sep 10th, 2021

World's first organic treatment for Pierce's disease in grapevines

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  • The CGCN is trying to mitigate the virus issue at an early stage through a national organization. Our goal is healthy vineyards, and a competitive wine industry in Canada.
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