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Putting your on-farm data to work

Good data is an essential part of being successful in agriculture. But what types of information offer the most benefit and are they easily interpreted or accessible? In his technology and innovation presentation at Manitoba Ag Days earlier this year, Manitoba grain producer and on-farm researcher Adam Gurr spoke about the types of data he

Repairing precision ag tools and the digital divide

Farmers and equipment dealers look for clarity on equipment repairs vs. modifications Eric Wareham, VP of Government Affairs with the Western Equipment Dealers Association, addresses the low number of qualified farm technicians and a lacking digital infrastructure. Wareham was recently in Winnipeg at CropConnect 2020 where he presented on the ‘Right to Repair,’ which stressed

VIDEO: Coding camp for kids aimed at building interest in ag tech

Teresa Vallotton of FarmFemmes is aiming to pique the interest of kids for future careers in agricultural technology. Vallotten’s “AI in a Day” coding camp sessions recently held at Manitoba Ag Days in Brandon gave kids a quick introduction to artificial intelligence (AI) and allowed them to play around with aspects of the technology. Here,