Why sensors make sense

There are many factors that can affect the outcome of a successful crop. Mother Nature likes to throw all sorts of challenges our way, but we at Okanagan Specialty Fruits have installed sensors in our Arctic® apple orchards to try and stay one step ahead of her and, in turn, be more environmentally friendly! Measuring soil moisture is an important factor in helping farmers manage their irrigation needs more efficiently. Our soil probes can analyze soil conditions and notify our farm managers exactly when it’s time to water. Plus, our irrigation system is automatically adjusted to distribute just the right
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Growing apples, and our team!

Hi everyone! My name is Denise and I’m very excited to be the new Communications Specialist here at Okanagan Specialty Fruits™ (OSF). Some of my responsibilities will include keeping all of you up to date on the latest Arctic® apple developments through our websites, social media and this blog. Let me give you a quick introduction of myself. I’m a graduate of the Broadcast Journalism program at Mount Royal University in Calgary, Alberta and have worked in various mediums throughout the industry as a reporter, editor, producer, creative writer, and in marketing. I’ve also owned my own business and worked
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