In recent years a vibrant market for lavender has developed in North America, including British Columbia and Ontario. more

Jul 7, 2016 2:34 PM Innovations 2 Comments

Apples Summerland

Kim Lawton/

Science is always at the heart of what growers do. Whether it’s Integrated Pest Management studies, analysis of sprays and treatments or exploration into irrigation methods, there is a form of science at play. more

Dec 3, 2015 2:52 PM Articles

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Jun 3, 2015 12:00 AM Innovations

The role of research for the BC Wine Grape Council (BCWGC) and it’s predecessor, the R&D committee of the BC Wine Institute, have been developing and funding research projects for the past one-and-a-half decades. more

Jul 29, 2013 4:29 PM Wine Opinions

Climate change

Elnora Larder

Scientists from the University of British Columbia’s Okanagan campus have obtained a grant from Agriculture Canada to determine the best way to water and fertilize crops in order to increase yields while reducing greenhouse gas emissions. more

Oct 19, 2012 2:17 PM News