Ruthven, Ontario Canada and Gland, Switzerland: Ecoation, the international robotic and AI AgTech company, and Vivent, a pioneering AgTech company providing early warnings of many types of crop stress, are delighted to announce that they have signed a partnership agreement.
To further the partnership, Vivent has installed real-time crop sensors at HORTECA, the most advanced North American Horticultural Technology Center & Academy (HORTECA). The state of the art 2 acre Demonstration and R&D facility is located in Ruthven, Ontario, right in the heart of the biggest greenhouse production cluster in North America.
Equipped with the latest commercial growing technologies (AI controlled climate computers, air management technology, precision lighting, Ecoation’s AI & Robotic IPM forecasting and crop assessment solutions and now Vivent’s real-time crop sensors), the center will showcase advanced existing technologies in the market and also develop future platforms that address automation, labor shortages, quality management and residue-free production. Vivent’s plant and data scientists will work alongside Ecoation’s R&D team, JEM farms’ growing team and other experts, to optimize HORTECA’s operations.