IPM & Yield Forecasting Blog


Why you should digitize your observations

As you work in the greenhouse, you see a lot of things and you process a lot of information in your head. Why is it important to digitize those?


Utilizing Spot Treatments to Control Pests

Spot treatments involve targeting specific areas within the greenhouse where pests are concentrated, rather than applying pesticides across the...


Making the most out of Greenhouse Tradeshows

Tradeshows are excellent opportunities for greenhouse growers to showcase their innovations, connect with industry professionals, and stay abreast of...


Fire Starters vs Logs

Don't make the mistake of only hiring one type of employee. If you do, you'll end up with a team that's either burnt out or stagnant - startup advice...


On Plant Intelligence

Plants grow their branches and canopies to adapt for survival. They communicate with other plants through chemical signals through their root...


Horti-Tech in 2023

State of Horticulture and Ag-Tech in 2023 with focus on emerging greenhouse tech, market conditions (war in Ukraine, inflation) and labor issues.

Fraudulent Job Postings

Please be warned about scam job postings that are fraudulently using the Ecoation brand and company name. These fake job postings are complete scams.


12 Months, 7+ Prototypes, 1 New OKO

An inside look into the countless hours, frustrations, inspirations, and all around passion that went into delivering the OKO product and platform...

Artificial Intelligence

Putting AI to Work in Commercial Agriculture

A modern commercial greenhouse is a fantastically complex operation and can easily be dozens of acres in size. Growers are required to know what is...


Sisu in Action: A Year in Review

Sisu is the Finnish concept of finding inner strength and enduring perseverance when faced with a challenge that presents insurmountable odds against...

Artificial Intelligence

Dr. Lino Coria: Machine Learning in Real Life

Dr. Lino Coria shares his real-world machine learning experience with the Society for Canadian Women in Science & Technology (SCWIST), including...


Being an ecoation Agronomist

ecoation Today we are meeting Riley Riddell, ecoation Agronomist, to learn about his expertise and his thoughts on data-informed growing. Riley is a...


Big Data Helps Track Crop Stress and Yield

The human eye feeds 10 million bits per second to the brain, but when workers walk a greenhouse to check plants there's only so much info they can...


Robot for Scouting Plants in Greenhouses

A consortium of three companies, Ecoation, Metazet FormFlex and Micothon, has launched a new robot for scouting plants in greenhouses... Click here...


Ecoation Signals a New Age of Agriculture

Dr. Saber Miresmailli is the Founder and CEO of Ecoation Innovative Solutions Inc. (Ecoation), located in North Vancouver, BC. Dr. Miresmailli’s...