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December 24, 2021 Innovation & Technology

Tech Talk: Herd management goes digital

Developing digital options to support beef producers has been slow, but Alberta-based company Flokk Systems is taking a bold step forward. Their digital beef herd management and traceability system, now undergoing field testing, is receiving attention from producers and entrepreneurs alike. “Flokk will provide cow/calf producers with the ease of use and functionality for their…

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February 13, 2021 Innovation & Technology

What We’re Reading | Digital technology coming to Canadian agriculture in waves

Moose Jaw Today by Ron Walter New technology changed agriculture when global positioning service (GPS) first became available about 20 years ago. GPS allows farmers to map fields for fertilizer and chemical needs and reduce or increase these inputs as necessary. The year 2021 may become known as the year agriculture once again adopted new…

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February 11, 2021 Trailblazers

Finding opportunity in the midst of catastrophe

No question, the beef industry has been changed and challenged by the COVID-19 pandemic. Our strategic approach has been all about responding, recovering and resetting, as the pandemic continues to disrupt business as usual, creating the next normal. Retail and food service operators are all responding by experimenting and innovating, recognizing that there are opportunities…

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February 10, 2021 Innovation & Technology

What We’re Reading | Alberta farmer turns ag plastic into fence posts

The Western Producer by Mary MacArthur It took farmer, inventor and recycler Danny Farkash about 2 1/2 years to figure out how to build a machine that turns used agricultural plastic into fence posts. Using old oilfield pipe, an anhydrous ammonia tank, a straw chopper, parts of a swather and other bits and pieces, Farkash…

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February 6, 2021 Innovation & Technology

What We’re Reading | Sea-Doo maker seeks growth beyond fan base after pandemic boom

BNN Bloomberg by Sandrine Rastello The virus brought BRP Inc. an unexpected windfall, with throngs of first-time customers riding out the pandemic on Sea-Doos, snowmobiles and all-terrain vehicles. It’s betting that greener machines can help sustain the growth. The Canadian powersports manufacturer plans to introduce a broad lineup of electric-powered products within the next three…

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February 2, 2021 Business Tools

What We’re Reading | Better Rural Broadband Internet is Coming — Eventually

Alberta Farmer Express by Jennifer Blair Ottawa’s pledge to spend $2 billion to bring decent broadband service to rural and remote areas is welcome news, but the devil will be in the details, say officials in Alberta. “I’m encouraged to see the funding, but the full delivery of it is the next question — how…

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