Weather patterns have continued to influence the outlook for the Canadian potato crop, with PEI receiving record amounts of rainfall from the tail end of Hurricane Ida and western Canada remaining dry.
Koppert Biological Systems has expanded its Horiver sticky trap range with four new traps for monitoring and trapping pests such as leaf miners, whiteflies, thrips and other harmful insects in a wide variety of crops.
Based in the Netherlands, Certhon and its Japanese partner DENSO, are launching the Certhon Harvest Robot. This multifunctional robot can detect, cut and transport greenhouse-grown tomatoes to boxes without human help.
Rainfall totals have exceeded expectations in Prince Edward Island, with Summerside breaking a historical record on September 2 with 120.7 millimetres of rain. One day previous, the potato crop was starting to look dry says Kevin MacIsaac, general manager, United Potato Growers of Canada.
The 2021 “Seeds of Change” Canadian Greenhouse Conference will take place online October 6 and 7.
Based in Leamington, Ontario, South Essex Fabricating has signed a partnership agreement with Robovision for the research and development of deep-learning software and enhanced AI robotics for the agriculture industry.
The Canadian Federation of Agriculture is hosting a debate for the ag leaders of all parties. Tune in at 7 pm eastern time.