Technology & Innovation

Hybrids change cereal grain economics

Hybrids change cereal grain economics

Hybrids are becoming more popular in Canadian agriculture with corn and canola yields increasing steadily. Wheat, rye and barley hybrids are being worked on now in hopes of making cereals more profitable by reducing production costs.

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4 simple steps that protect your personal info

4 simple steps that protect your personal info

4 simple steps that protect your personal info

4 simple steps that protect your personal info

Protecting your information and identity in the digital world is just as important as protecting your belongings. Security is something that has become a requirement in every aspect of our lives. Online security doesn’t have to be difficult. And, there are plenty of options to make it more manageable

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Use mobile tech to get help when, where you need it

Use mobile tech to get help when, where you need it

Use mobile tech to get help when, where you need it

Use mobile tech to get help when, where you need it

Putting your mobile phone to work for health and safety only makes sense since numerous applications are available to help make the job easier.

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Nanotechnology: Engineering better building blocks for agriculture

Nanotechnology: Engineering better building blocks for agriculture

Nanotechnology: Engineering better building blocks for agriculture

Nanotechnology: Engineering better building blocks for agriculture

While nanotechnology has been slow to emerge in mainstream agriculture, research is underway and the potential for this tiny tech is huge.

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Drones: Know the  rules before you take flight

Drones: Know the rules before you take flight

Drones: Know the rules before you take flight

Drones: Know the  rules before you take flight

Drones are a great fit for agriculture, but there are serious risks that must be addressed.

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The Internet of Things: Implications for agriculture

The Internet of Things: Implications for agriculture

The Internet of Things: Implications for agriculture

The Internet of Things: Implications for agriculture

Internet of Things (IoT) refers to the growing number and ways devices and users connect to the Internet. Find out how smart device networks are becoming mainstream.

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Is this the end of ‘bigger is better’ for farm equipment?

Is this the end of ‘bigger is better’ for farm equipment?

Is this the end of ‘bigger is better’ for farm equipment?

Is this the end of ‘bigger is better’ for farm equipment?

According to analysts, fleets of small robotic tractors will eventually reverse the trend to ever larger equipment.

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Pure Holsteins: Embracing innovation and each other
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Pure Holsteins: Embracing innovation and each other

Pure Holsteins: Embracing innovation and each other

Pure Holsteins: Embracing innovation and each other
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David and Sara Simmons, owners of Pure Holsteins dairy farm, have improved the quality of their life by embracing technology.

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The future belongs to those who are fast

The future belongs to those who are fast

The future belongs to those who are fast

The future belongs to those who are fast

Advice from Jim Carroll, leading futurist on ag innovations and how to manage in a rapidly changing business environment.

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Hydrogen fuel cell still an option

Hydrogen fuel cell still an option

Hydrogen fuel cell still an option

Hydrogen fuel cell still an option

Which is the greener choice for tractors and vehicles, rechargeable battery power or hydrogen fuel cells? Here’s a look at the pros and cons of fuel cells.

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