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McCain lanza, Presia Ag Insights, una nueva unidad de negocios enfocada en la predicción y optimización del cultivo de papas
Diciembre 06, 2023McCain Foods anuncia el lanzamiento de Presia, una nueva unidad de negocios enfocada en la optimización del cultivo de papas a través de la utilización de datos y tecnología.
Beyond Insecticide: How wireworm behaviour gives clues to managing their population
Diciembre 02, 2023Wireworms are a common potato plant predator, living in soil and feeding on roots. They are notoriously difficult to control, and populations are increasing in farm fields across Canada
UTIA PhD Student Bioengineers Potato Plant to Detect Gamma Radiation
Noviembre 29, 2023PhD student Rob Sears engineered the potato plant, also known as a phytosensor, to indicate high radiation levels through changing leaf fluorescence.
Potato growers can use AI to monitor and predict potato nutrition in real time
Noviembre 28, 2023Potatoes are the premier vegetable crop in Canada, with CAD 1.5 billion nationwide in potato receipts in 2021. The agricultural significance of potatoes is particularly prominent in provinces like New Brunswick, the home of McCain Foods Limited, the world’s largest potato processor.
Excessive rain delays potato harvest in North-western Europe, creating new uncertainties about the total production
Noviembre 27, 2023Due to abundant rainfall, a lot of potatoes in North-western Europe (Netherlands, Belgium, Germany and France) have not yet been harvested. The lifting period was too short to get the potatoes to the stores in good conditions.
HZPC and CIP develop an early-maturing potato variety suitable for Vietnam: HCIP210
Noviembre 27, 2023Vietnam has just welcomed a new potato variety HCIP210 developed through a public-private partnership.
PepsiCo Announces Agriculture Accelerator Projects to Support Farmer Livelihoods, Scale Sustainable Innovation and Accelerate Regenerative Agriculture Across the Globe
Noviembre 27, 2023PepsiCo recently announced the third year of its global agriculture program, the Positive Agriculture Outcomes (PAO) Accelerator, by backing eight new innovation projects across nine countries.