A.I. technology will allow farmers to target crop pests

Protein Industries Canada announced the development of new technology that specifically targets pests when spraying fields, increasing efficiencies and providing economic benefits for farmers. The technology uses artificial intelligence to detect weeds and other crop pests while passing over a field. This is estimated to reduce pesticide use by up to 95 per cent while … Continue reading A.I. technology will allow farmers to target crop pests

CFI awards $77.5M to help major USask science facilities to address COVID-19

Two of Canada’s top science facilities at the University of Saskatchewan (USask) have been awarded a total of more than $77.5 million—a third of the total $230 million announced today by Canada’s Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry Navdeep Bains for 14 research facilities across Canada. The Canadian Light Source (CLS) synchrotron and SuperDARN (Super … Continue reading CFI awards $77.5M to help major USask science facilities to address COVID-19