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

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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


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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


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