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Ont. variety transforms asparagus industry

July 21, 2016
By Agriculture Adaptation Council


July 21, 2016, Guelph, Ont – An asparagus variety developed at the University of Guelph has been a catalyst for growth that has transformed the Ontario asparagus sector.

Developed by Prof. David Wolyn, Guelph Millennium has been on the market since 1997 and was recognized as Seed of the Year in 2005 for its longevity, extreme winter tolerance, and high yields of up to 9,000 pounds per acre – more than double that of previous varieties. READ MORE