How technology is being incorporated to help growers adapt

Posted on
Nov 7, 2016
How technology is being incorporated to help growers adapt

Fresh Thinking, Fall 2016
By Suzy Thompson

What commercial horticulture in Canada is increasingly benefiting from is advanced technology that can perform the same tasks, as well or better, as manual labour has traditionally done. According to the Vineland Research and Innovation Centre in Niagara, ON, the majority of commercial horticulturalists’ operations are only moderately automated. They cite the high initial cost of automation and dearth of suitable equipment in Canada; however, a great part of Vineland’s research is focused on changing that. Read more