Canada (ON): Federal Government Invests in Vineland’s Research

On July 30, the federal government announced an investment of over $2.5 million in Vineland’s Canadian Hardy Rose Breeding program and new varieties of sweet potatoes and world crops adapted to Canadian growing conditions as part of the AgriInnovation program.

From left to right: John F. T. Scott, Vineland’s Board Chair; Dr. Michael Brownbridge, Vineland’s Research Director of Horticultural Production Systems; Member of Parliament for Niagara West, Dean Allison; Dr. Daryl Somers, Vineland’s Research Director of Applied Genomics and Parliamentary Secretary Pierre Lemieux, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. Pictured at Vineland’s Victoria Avenue Farm.

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