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SFU and Terramera to develop organic pesticides via machine learning

Innovate BC’s Ignite Program funds collaborative project from Simon Fraser University and Terramera in developing organic pesticides through machine learning and robotics.

SK invests $15M in agtech

Government of Saskatchewan says they will be exploring funding options with the private sector in the coming weeks.

Quebec businesses receive funding for organic radish production and onion scanning technology

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada announced close to $2.2 million in funding for two Quebec companies: one to develop organic greenhouse radishes, another to adopt onion scanning technology.
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Grower of the Year: On the cutting edge

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Grower Day talks next generation and COVID planning

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