News Archive: 05/2019

Automated mini cuke loader now on the market
May 16, 2019
Farmtario, May 20, 2019 issue By Lilian Schaer A robotic loader that can take the manual labour out of placing greenhouse mini cucumbers onto trays is now available on the market. Developed by researchers at Vineland in partnership with CMP Automation, the technology is part of ongoing efforts to reduce labour costs for farmers through automation. Read more
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Breeding ‘local’ apples for multiple micro-climates
May 6, 2019
The Grower, May 2019 issue By Karen Davidson As part of a new Canadian Apple Breeding Consortium, Canadian researchers including Vineland's Dr. Daryl Somers are pursuing several apple varieties that might work in different areas of the country. Read more
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