Features

Plant tattoos

IOWA RESEARCH TARGETS LOW-COST SENSORS

RESEARCHERS AT IOWA State University (ISU) are developing low-cost sensors, called “tattoos,” which can be attached to plants to measure key agronomic conditions such as moisture and nitrogen levels. The technology can measure how corn [Read more]

Features

Safe grain handling

TIPS TO KEEP DUST DOWN

ACROSS ONTARIO, FARMERS have built over 11 million worth of grain storage capacity. On-farm grain handling systems can give farmers more ability to store and market grain themselves. However, these facilities can also create nuisances [Read more]

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A skills revolution

RBC REPORT SHOWCASES AGRICULTURE’S POTENTIAL

A REPORT RECENTLY published by the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) emphasizes the potential for the Canadian agriculture industry to be an economic powerhouse — but only if it pushes the envelope on innovation and [Read more]

Features

Drone work

NEW REGULATIONS SETTLING IN WITH SERVICE PROVIDERS

ON JUNE 1, a new set of Transport Canada rules for flying drones came into effect. From the perspective of service providers, the latest regulations haven’t brought on any major changes to their day-to-day drone [Read more]

Advocacy

Political attention

FROM THE CEO'S DESK

AT PRESS TIME the results of the October federal election weren’t known. But regardless of who is governing our country, it is important for our leaders to understand the importance of Canadian agriculture and the [Read more]