Itaka Crop Solution has been selected to join the Canadian HARVEST programme which is organised by SREDA in partnership with Agri-Tech East in the UK. The mission includes participation in Ag in Motion, Western Canada’s largest Outdoor Farm Expo, and introductions to leading Saskatchewan agriculture companies and professionals.
An innovative seed treatment of beneficial microorganisms is being applied to borage for the first time, following collaboration between Itaka Crop Solution, leaders in the use of biorationals, and Fairking Ltd, a speciality grower and producer of natural plant oils.
Would working with nature relieve some of the evolutionary pressure on arable weeds and plant pests and disease and stop them from becoming so aggressive? Dr Ed Moorhouse, the new Head of Strategy Development with ITAKA Crop Solution, discussed this subject with others at an Agri-Tech East Pollinator event ‘Mimic, Harness or Borrow; Applying Nature’s Solutions[…]more info
Itaka Crop Solution is part of the European project BRESOV “Breeding for Resilient, Efficient and Sustainable Organic Vegetable Production”, which aims to improve the competitiveness of three important vegetable crops broccoli, snap bean and tomato when grown in an organic and sustainable environment.
New season in England where Itaka Crop Solution will be starting trials for the first time. This will include the use of the soil condition FIXÒ on spring barley FIXÒ. FIXÒ contains nitrogen fixing bacteria and root stimulant. It is approved by the Soil Association.