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Cofounder, Maxime Dumont Analyzing Nutrient Concentration Using LENS™

LENS™ fertilizer management tool offers real time insight in 13 nutrients in potato plants

November 16, 2022
Ag start-up Picketa Systems announces the release of their Leaf Evaluated-Nutrient System, LENS™. The LENS™ fertilizer management tool offers real time insight in 13 nutrients in potato plants.
McCain Foods Ltd. Invests in the Future of Farming, Acquires Predictive Crop Intelligence Technologies from Resson.

McCain Foods Limited strengthens its Predictive Crop Intelligence know-how with technology acquisition from Resson

June 30, 2022
McCain Foods Limited has acquired the predictive crop intelligence portfolio from Resson, an analytics technology firm enhancing farming efficiency. Resson's vision-intelligence-based technologies leverage field.
Dominic Levesque taking samples in Picketa customers’ potato fields to take back and analyze. (Courtesy: Picketa Systems)

Saving Time on Potato Plant Tissue Testing with Picketa

June 14, 2022
Time is paramount when testing potato crops before spraying and fertilizer applications, which is what Picketa’s new product is all about. For their final engineering project, four University of New Brunswick students decided to help potato growers.
Picketa Systems raises CAD 300,000 to launch real-time plant sample analysis in the Atlantic Canadian potato industry

Picketa Systems raises CAD 300,000 to launch real-time plant sample analysis in the potato industry in Atlantic Canada

May 02, 2022
New Brunswick agricultural technology company, Picketa Systems, closed their CAD 300,000 pre-seed investment round to deploy their innovative plant nutrient analysis and decision support system to the Atlantic Canadian potato industry.
PEI Potato Farms Using New Decision Support Tools to Improve Use of Crop Protectants

PEI Potato Farms Using New Decision Support Tools to Improve Use of Crop Protectants

February 14, 2020
A growing number of Prince Edward Island potato farms are taking advantage of new technology to improve their use of crop protectants, including fungicides used to prevent late blight.
Dalhousie University Agriculture researcher Ahmad Al-Mallahi is working on sensors and automation to make potato farming smarter.

Developing smarter equipment for potato farming

February 05, 2019
Ahmad Al-Mallahi, working at Dalhousie University since October as the McCain Research Chair and assistant professor in the Department of Engineering, is working on sensors and automation to make potato farming smarter.
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Resson combines the latest advancements in computer vision, machine learning and big data analytics to provide growers with actionable insights using their field data.
(Courtesy: Resson)

Mahindra joins McCain and Monsanto as investor in Big Data company Resson

May 10, 2018
Resson, a predictive analytics company for the agricultural industry, welcomed Mahindra & Mahindra as a strategic partner, joining existing strategic partners, which include McCain Foods and Monsanto Growth Ventures.
Dr. Bernie Zebarth of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada explores drone use during the 2018 Manitoba Potato Production Days in Brandon in January of this year. (Courtesy: Alexis Stockford)

The next frontier: potato and precision agriculture

May 01, 2018
Potato cultivation has a number of quirks that make it both a prime candidate for precision agriculture and a little different than other crops
Dr. Aitazaz Farooque (center) is an assistant professor at UPEI’s School of Sustainable Design Engineering

UPEI Precision Agriculture Project focused on Potato Inputs gets boost

April 19, 2018
A five year research project to develop precision agriculture ('smart') technologies for the use of inputs in potato farming at the University of Prince Edward Island's School of Sustainable Design Engineering received support from NSERC
Especial: Drones para la agricultura

Especial: Drones para la agricultura

November 10, 2016
El boletín ICT Update en su edición de abril de 2016 ofrece 15 articulos sobre drones en la agricultura.

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