In the constantly innovating world of agriculture, you need to take advantage of every tool at your disposal. With so many technologies, storing so much information, all in different silos – how do you keep track of it all? Farm management software allows you to digitally collect information at each level of your operation and… Read More

By Garth Donald, Manager of Agronomy, Decisive Farming by TELUS Agriculture 24 years ago, when I first started in this business, almost every farmer planted canola at exactly the same rate. No matter how sandy or loamy, high or low moisture, productive or thin yielding the land, and no matter how plump or slim the… Read More

When you invest hard-earned dollars into farm technologies, like variable rate technology (VRT), you want to see that value returned to your pockets. But the ways that value shows up are many, and not always so plain to see. When using VRT, return on investment (ROI) measurement is often a quantitative, numbers-driven conversation that requires… Read More

Validate your management practices and discover opportunities for improvement Knowledge is power, especially with all the information precision agronomy has to offer. The most successful plans – from crop rotation to soil zone management, crop nutrients and fertilizer strategy – leverage that knowledge to continuously improve economic and environmental sustainability on your farm. One of… Read More

Nutrient Management: A balancing act Agriculture continues to demand more from farmers all the time. Producing higher yields per acre while taking better care of the land and environment means progressive farmers are constantly looking for new ways to take on the world. The technology and innovation you count on may be complex, but when… Read More

Canadian telecommunications company Telus has acquired a second agriculture company, Decisive Farming. Although some were keen to point out the new logo on the Decisive Farming website, including the phrase ‘powered by TELUS’ the purchase was confirmed today by Decisive Farming spokesperson, Breanne Baker. “Yes, Decisive Farming has joined the TELUS family,” she wrote in… Read More

Unless you’ve been hiding out on a deserted island somewhere, you’re aware of the digital transformation that’s taking place in our world. But it may not have occurred to you, as an agricultural professional, that the digital transformation affects the farming industry as well. It turns out that all those nifty innovations you hear about… Read More

Alberta-based farm data and precision ag service provider Decisive Farming is entering the American market through a deal with Titan Machinery, the largest Case IH dealer in the U.S. A strategic alliance between the two companies was formally announced this week. The deal is similar to Decisive Farming’s agreement with Rocky Mountain Equipment, the largest Case… Read More

Farmer customers of Saskatchewan-based G-Mac’s AgTeam retail sites will have access to Decisive Farming’s My Farm Manager data platform, following an announced agreement between the two companies. Launched in 2014, My Farm Manager is a data platform designed to manage precision farming and variable rate application technology on-farm. “We’re a growing company and My Farm… Read More

Wheat acres and frankly wheat’s reputation have taken a hit in recent years, overshadowed by canola’s promise of big yields and big profits. Then 2012 came along and the crop totally redeemed itself. Even in the face of extreme weather and drought, this year’s wheat yields and quality have put a smile on many farmers’… Read More

 

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