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U.S. Researchers program drone to hunt PVY in potatoes

U.S. researchers say they’ve pinpointed individual spud plants infected with potato virus Y with 90 per cent accuracy, using hyperspectral cameras mounted on drones.Donna...

UAVs coming to a potato field near you

Though unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) are just beginning to buzz over Canadian crop fields, experts agree these new ‘eyes in the sky’ are about...

Using smartphones to battle pests

New pest app can help identify pests and provide management advice.A new app has been designed to help growers of field crops identify and...

How McCain Foods Uses Big Data

Big data was something McCain Foods discovered by chance.In fact it was a concept its director of agronomy Dr. Yves Leclerc wasn’t even familiar...

Potato Wastewater

New treatment strategies and technologies being examined in Ontario promise to help Canadian potato operations lower the costs of reducing farm wastewater and also...

Bacteria to the Rescue

A new weapon for controlling common scab in potatoes is showing promise.Scientists who are employing bacteria in fight against common scab are encouraged by...

U.S. Researchers program drone to hunt PVY in potatoes

U.S. researchers say they’ve pinpointed individual spud plants infected with potato virus Y with 90 per cent accuracy, using hyperspectral cameras mounted on drones.Donna...

UAVs coming to a potato field near you

Though unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) are just beginning to buzz over Canadian crop fields, experts agree these new ‘eyes in the sky’ are about...

Using smartphones to battle pests

New pest app can help identify pests and provide management advice.A new app has been designed to help growers of field crops identify and...

How McCain Foods Uses Big Data

Big data was something McCain Foods discovered by chance.In fact it was a concept its director of agronomy Dr. Yves Leclerc wasn’t even familiar...

Potato Wastewater

New treatment strategies and technologies being examined in Ontario promise to help Canadian potato operations lower the costs of reducing farm wastewater and also...

Bacteria to the Rescue

A new weapon for controlling common scab in potatoes is showing promise.Scientists who are employing bacteria in fight against common scab are encouraged by...