Trade show runs from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm with over 40 local exhibitors. Seminars:10:30 am Keynote Speaker: Matthew Pot, “Perspectives on Global Markets, Primary focus on Corn, Soy, and Wheat”. Followed by “Decision Makers Discussion on Precision Ag’s Future”. To be confirmed. 12:00 noon Delicious hot roast beef dinner. Tickets available at the door. 1:00 pm Amy Petherick, “OSCIA Workshops and potential funding opportunities”. 1:20 pm Keynote Speaker: Dr. Dan Undersander, “Mowing,…See More
Farms.com had the opportunity to video interview farmer and agri banker Clair Doan who is also one of the 2016 Nuffield Canada scholars. Clair's Nuffield research project will focus on how Canada’s supply managed sectors, particularly poultry farmers, can manage during times of uncertainty with increased political and global market pressures. As an advocate for our… Continue
The Tomato Capital of Canada, Leamington, ON, hosted its 11th annual Greenhouse Vegetable Awards this past weekend at the Leamington Fair. Showcasing the best greenhouse-grown produce from leading North American growers, family-owned NatureFresh™ Farms was awarded many top accolades, including People’s and Kids’ Choice Awards for 2018’s Hottest Tomato, the Tomberry®
Get ready for the "internet of cows." Generations of farmers have relied on knowledge and family expertise to grow food, but the sector is set for a surge of disruption at the hands of made-in-Canada artificial intelligence-powered systems. AI is now helping farmers across the country to increase yields, save costs and minimize environmental damage. Instead of spreading fertilizer across acres of fields or spraying entire orchards with herbicides, they can now target their efforts for maximum effect.