The Canadian Federation of Agriculture (CFA) is the latest partner to join Canada’s food and agri-tech engine, Bioenterprise Canada. The CFA has signed a memorandum of understanding with Bioenterprise Canada to collaborate on “uniting and strengthening agri-food innovation” across the country. “Farmers have a true understanding of the innovation needs on the ground and we welcome… Read More

Ontario veterinarians will be able to access a portion of up to $4 million for new, portal and virtual equipment. Funded through the Canadian Agricultural Partnership, the Livestock Veterinary Innovation Initiative is intended to increase the access options for veterinary care, especially in rural and northern Ontario. The province says the program will target investment… Read More

Soil sensors can provide a multitude of information, but not all soil sensors are created equal. As part of Olds College’s Smart Farm applied research programs, the accuracy and functionality of five different soil sensors and their capability to measure soil properties were evaluated. Daniel Stefner, Smart Ag Research project lead and farm liaison at Olds… Read More

Bayer has announced a strategic partnership with Microsoft to build a new cloud-based set of digital tools and data science solutions. These new tools will be used in agriculture and adjacent industries, bringing new infrastructure and foundational capabilities to accelerate innovation, boost efficiency, and support sustainability across value chains, says Bayer. Under the agreement, Bayer… Read More

TELUS  has announced that John Raines is joining the organization as president of TELUS Agriculture. Effective November 29, 2021, Raines will bring over 20 years of global experience in the agriculture sector to his new role. “John is exceedingly well-positioned to lead the ongoing evolution of TELUS Agriculture,” says Darren Entwistle, president and CEO of… Read More

From simply leaving a check strip to replicated trials, field-level data collection and analysis can be overwhelming. For this episode of The Agronomists, host Lyndsey Smith is joined by Jenn Sabourin of Manitoba-based Antara Agronomy, and Aaron Breimer of Deveron, based near Chatham, Ontario. The three talk about field trial set up, data collection, and… Read More

Croptimistic Technology and Combyne Ag have announced a partnership, effective Wednesday, September 29. Farmers across North America can use SWAT MAPS to show management impacts on soil, water, and air, the companies say. Through the integrated SWAT MAPS and Combyne Ag platform, called Combyne Connect, farmers will be able to show buyers their digital soil management practices… Read More

John  Deere’s 400 and 600 series sprayers are the first commercially available sprayers factory-equipped with See and Spray Select technology, as well as other improvements to the cab and boom system. “Starting front to back, you’ll see the new numbering, which is reflective of the chassis size as well as the tank size,” explains Kaylene… Read More

 

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