• OAC Thunder OAC Thunder December 6, 2014 1:47 pm

    (Phaseolus vulgaris) With a name like OAC Thunder, it’s clear that bean breeders have a […]

  • Harrow Diamond Peach Harrow Diamond Peach December 5, 2014 12:06 pm

    (Prunus persica) Every year, in mid July, I head to the Guelph Farmers’ Market to […]

  • AC Harojoy Apricot AC Harojoy Apricot December 5, 2014 12:04 pm

    (Prunus armeniaca) Released in 2000, the AC Harojoy is commonly grown in Southern Ontario and is […]

  • McIntosh Apple McIntosh Apple December 4, 2014 3:42 pm

    (Malus domestica) Far from a new crop, McIntosh apples were discovered by John McIntosh in Dundela, […]

  • Prairie Cherries Prairie Cherries November 21, 2014 2:31 pm

    (Prunus cerasus) Prairie cherries are one of my favourite new crops.  Developed by Dr. Bob […]

  • Harrow Crisp Pear Harrow Crisp Pear September 12, 2014 10:18 am

    (Pyrus communis) This medium sized fruit is annually productive with an attractive, smooth yellow skin […]

  • Millennium Asparagus Millennium Asparagus May 5, 2014 9:33 am

    The new millennium has arrived for asparagus when University of Guelph Plant Agriculture Professor Dave […]

  • Alta Blush Potato Alta Blush Potato April 29, 2013 6:16 pm

    (Solanum tuberosum)  ’Alta Blush’ was discovered as a chance seedling in Wetaskiwin, Alberta in 1992. […]

  • Masonova Apple Masonova Apple April 29, 2013 3:25 pm

    (Malus domestica) The Masanova apple is medium sized, juicy and crisp.  It is an Empire-cross made […]

  • Asian Eggplant Asian Eggplant April 15, 2013 10:49 am

    (Solanum melongena) Asian Eggplant, as the name implies, is traditionally grown in South and East […]

  • Figurine Pear Figurine Pear April 10, 2013 6:29 pm

    (Pyrus communis) Thanks to Charlie Embree, the Figurine pear  is one of the newest kids […]

  • Orangutang Apple Orangutang Apple March 30, 2013 5:38 pm

    (Malus domestica) The Orangutang is a Granny Smith, made in 1985 by Dr. A. D. Crowe of […]