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Earwigs: Pest or beneficial?

For growers, a fundamental element of integrated pest management is knowing what pest and beneficial species are in your fields. But what if there’s an insect and no one knows if it’s good or bad?

Potatoes of the future

After years of research and development, 15 of the newest varieties of potatoes were displayed in Fredericton to give growers a starchy taste of the future.

New wine quality specialist in Nova Scotia

Perennia, a not-for-profit corporation in Nova Scotia that assists farmers, recently announced that Neslihan Ivit had joined its team as a wine quality specialist for a two-year term.
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Weed control goes digital

Researchers are combining new digital tools, computer technologies and machine learning to bring cost-effective weed control solutions to the field. Although still in the early stages, this new high-tech solution is being designed as an advanced spot-spraying precision technology that will help farmers reduce input costs and add another management tool to their integrated management systems.
“We are developing a high-tech ground based sensor technology as another cost-effective precision agriculture tool for weed control in potatoes and other crops,” says Andrew McKenzie-Gopsill, weed scientist with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) in Charlottetown, P.E.I.
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International Potato Technology Expo 2018

February 23-24, 2018
Location: Charlottetown, PEI
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42nd Annual Tomato Day

March 2, 2018
Location: Leamington, Ontario
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2018 Ontario Potato Conference & Trade Show

March 6, 2018
Location: Guelph, Ontario
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