Peter Mitham

Uncorked potential with wine on tap

By |March 23rd, 2016|

Companies cater to restaurants that don’t want to waste a whole bottle on a single pour.

Plum pox virus control zone

By |March 7th, 2016|

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Getting local fruit varieties into local orchards is a particular challenge in Ontario because breeding work takes place within the

New peaches show promise

By |March 6th, 2016|

Ontario’s stone fruit industry collaborates for best varieties.

Growers rebuild after plum pox

By |December 21st, 2015|

Some Ontario growers have turned to wine grapes, while others are growing fresh stone fruit varieties.

Solar power becomes affordable

By |November 12th, 2015|

Winery owners see switch to solar power as a good investment.

Exports benefit B.C. cherry growers

By |May 27th, 2015|

Growers are feeling positive as export opportunities ease margin woes.

Cherries give fruit flies a boost

By |May 27th, 2015|

Spotted wing drosophila’s wide host range makes it difficult for orchardists to control the pest.

Remote pest managment with automated traps

By |November 20th, 2014|

With an electronic trap and wireless network, growers can spend less time scouting in the orchard.

Billionaire quiet on vineyard plans

By |January 30th, 2014|

Aquilini’s British Columbia company shocked the wine world with the purchase of land at Red Mountain.

New approaches to frost control

By |January 21st, 2014|

The height of the vines influences how they fare during cold weather.

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