Technology

Researchers program drone to spot PVY in potatoes February 2017

Researchers say they’ve pinpointed individual spud plants infected with potato virus Y with 90 percent accuracy, using hyperspectral cameras mounted on drones. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Drones for better potato yields March 2016

Drones, or unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), are becoming increasingly popular with crop growers as an easy way to take a look at their fields. Now, researchers are fine-tuning the use of imagery from drones as a more advanced tool for precision management of Canadian potato fields. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Trap offers ray of light in fight against wireworms March 2016

Christine Noronha has designed a simple and environmentally green trap using hardware store items that could be a major breakthrough in the control of wireworms. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

UAVs – The value proposition October 2015

Aerial vehicles are making news every day, and there is so much more to come. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Drone tech on display over PEI potato fields September 2015

A drone was flying high above an Island potato field last week as part of a 4-R Nutrient Stewardship demonstration of how the technology can help farmers improve crops and reduce the amount of fertilizer they use. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Putting moisture where it’s needed most September 2015

Rain is indiscriminate when it falls from the sky; Mother Nature doesn’t ignore low spots on fields just because they don’t need moisture. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Supporting seed potato production in Newfoundland August 2015

Newfoundland’s Nuclear Seed Potato Propagation Facility recently showed off the first crop of its nuclear seed potatoes grown from plantlets produced at the facility. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

P.E.I. Potato Solutions reports strong demand in first year July 2015

P.E.I. Potato Solutions recently opened up its new facility to agricultural industry stakeholders and local media, demonstrating how the company cleans, sorts and scans potatoes for metal contaminants. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Seed potatoes out of thin air June 2015

Mystery surrounds animals, people or things that appear out of thin air and movies scare us with a villain appearing out of the mist. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Producers tap into Farming Power Program April 2014

Farm business in the Greenbelt endorses "Farming Power" cost-share program which helps farmers to improve efficiency. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

It’s something in the water March 2014

Managing resources is becoming more and more important as reserves diminish around the world. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

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