Health Canada Approves Pheromone Product That Confuses Fruit-Eating Moths

May 14, 2015

Fast-growing technology company to ramp up hiring as sales for "smart farming" products escalate.

With Semios, Farmers Can Monitor Their Fields Remotely and Keep Pests Away

April 30, 2015

Paired with wireless sensors and cameras, aerosol pheromone pesticides have entered a new era of effectiveness and affordability keeping pests away.

Pheromone-Based Insect Control Does Well In Trials

March 11, 2015

A Vancouver-based agricultural tech firm is quickly making believers of Canadian farmers with pheromone-based insect control systems that virtually eliminate the need for insecticides.

Eight VentureLabs Firms Make ‘Ready to Rocket’ Lists

March 10, 2015

Three start-up companies participating in the Simon Fraser University-led VentureLabs®Venture Acceleration Program were selected from more than 300 candidates Feb. 26 for this year’s 13th annual ...

Lessons from 3 Hot Cleantech Companies

February 5, 2015

Semios combines wireless technology, machine-to-machine communication, and pheromones for superior agricultural pest control. Founder and CEO Michael Gilbert – a chemist with experience in...

Real-time Agriculture: The Connected Farming Revolution

January 28, 2015

Chemical-free pest control

The Internet of Things Is Changing How Your Food Is Grown -- and That's a Good Thing

December 13, 2014

The agriculture industry, just like any other business, is always looking for ways to maximize yield, minimize risk, and improve efficiencies.

Surprise: Agriculture Is Doing More with IoT Innovation Than Most Other Industries

December 8, 2014

As the organic movement gains popularity, the food and agriculture industries have taken increasing interest in finding effective and relatively inexpensive alternatives to pesticides.

EPA Approves Three New Moth Mating Disruption Products

November 25, 2014

Semios, provider of real-time agricultural information and precision pest management tools, has been given EPA approval for three aerosol pheromone products that disrupt the mating of codling moth...

Remote Pest Management With Automated Traps

November 20, 2014

With an electronic trap and wireless network, growers can spend less time scouting in the orchard.

By Peter Mitham

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