Making Agriculture and Rural Communities Resilient to Climate Change

Are food producers and the people who represent the communities they live in doing enough to prepare for the impacts of climate change? There’s evidence that many people in the farming industry and rural communities have yet to embrace climate concern. In early January, for example,…READ MORE

Social Licence Provides Foundation for Agriculture Growth

In Canada, food and agriculture maintains a unique social license that plays a tremendous role in how we farm and produce food. Social license can be simply defined as a level of public trust that allows farmers and food producers to operate. We’re expected to do…READ MORE

It’s time for more eLearning in agriculture

Traditionally, technology transfer in agriculture has consisted of clusters of summer crop tours and winter meetings. That’s when farmers get the scoop on new seed varieties, agronomic developments and new regulations impacting their operation. It`s also an opportunity to update skills and compliance for such things…READ MORE

Think Data When Buying or Selling Farmland

When the first yield monitors appeared in combines in the 1990s ag industry visionaries trumpeted the arrival of “precision agriculture” and how it would change the way we farm. From yield and soil maps to available field nutrients this data could create a host of management…READ MORE

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