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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.
Developing sensors for potato farming

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.
Mahindra & Mahindra joins McCain and Monsanto as investor in Big Data company 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.
The next frontier: potato and precision agriculture

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
UPEI Precision Agriculture Project focused on Potato Inputs gets boosted by NSERC contribution

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.
Premier David Alward announcing the research investment (courtesy CTV News)

McCain Foods Canada receives research support of Province of New Brunswick

June 26, 2014
The provincial government of New Brunswick is investing $5 million in a research and development project at McCain Foods (Canada) which will see the company work with small and medium-sized businesses and researchers from New Brunswick to pursue process improvement, product development and soil remediation initiatives.

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