Non-profit fund launches to support local food sector
by Jim Algie
A new capital pool for Ontario’s local food producers and related businesses seeks to solve at least one financial challenge facing entrepreneurs in the sector, said Sally Miller, Local Food and Farm Co-ops project manager.
Image detection systems could enable producers to reduce chemical usage by up to 90 per cent
By: Kate Ayers
Producers could use sensor-based precision herbicide applications as another tool to fight hard-to-control weeds in their fields.
Ontario horticulturist agrees to rent land to a cannabis producer
By Nicholas Van Allen
WeedMD’s management built the company’s Strathroy facility with the help of Jerry Zakaria, CEO of Perfect Pick Farms.
Cash cropper shares how precision ag benefits his farm business
By Kaitlynn Anderson
Jason Robinson, a third-generation cash crop and vegetable farmer in Courtland, Ont., uses a range of precision ag technology in his family’s operation. Much of his equipment can collect data.