Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Growers' Association
Unit 105, 355 Elmira Rd. N.
Guelph, Ontario N1K 1S5

Tel: 519-763-6160
Fax: 519-763-6604
Email: info[at]ofvga.org

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For immediate release - Guelph ON October 31, 2014 … ::Read More
Guelph ON 30 October 2014 – The Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Growers’ Association (OFVGA) has officially unveiled its new logo. … ::Read More
Following are highlights from the Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association (OFVGA) board meeting held October 16, 2014. The purpose of this brief is to … ::Read More
January 13 and 14, 2015 … ::Read More
Fresh from the Farm Healthy Fundraising for Ontario Schools is now up and running … ::Read More
Following are highlights from the Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association (OFVGA) board meeting held August 20, 2014. The purpose of this brief is to … ::Read More
Following are highlights from the Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association (OFVGA) board meeting held July 24, 2014. The purpose of this brief is to … ::Read More
Following are highlights from the Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association (OFVGA) board meeting held June 19, 2014. The purpose of this brief is to … ::Read More
For immediate release: Guelph ON, June 12, 2014 … ::Read More
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Provincial Science Clusters

Not every horicultural crop is national in scope, nor do they have national "working groups" to provide collaboration for research issues and priorities. The Vineland Research and Innovation Centre (VRIC) has the capability to be the hub for the provincial horticulture science clusters in Ontario.

VRIC will be receiving $3 million per year under the federal-provincial Growing Forward framework through the Provincial Science Clusters Program. The purpose of the funding is:

  • to realize the vision of VRIC as a world-class hub for research and commercialization in horticulture
  • to fund applied research projects that address the priorities of Ontario horticulture

Projects will require industry matching funds, of which 10 percent must come from non-government sources.

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