BVT reports on successful blueberry trial with honey bee dispenser

December 6, 2017 Congratulations to Bee Vectoring Technologies for their successful trial results in blueberries. The trial was conducted near Parrsborough, Nova Scotia, Canada in low bush blueberries with the Wild Blueberry Research Program at Dalhousie University using BVT’s newly developed honeybee system, consisting of a honey bee hive with proprietary dispenser technology through which…

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Aquaculture station nets sustainable seafood certification

December 5, 2017 Sustainability is a key word with University of Guelph hospitality services, which feeds more than 20,000 people on campus every day. Applying sustainability standards to food in that volume can be a challenge – a “daunting task,” in fact, according to the university’s food and beverage procurement manager, Mark Kenny. He says…

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THE CLIMATE CORPORATION AND DEVERON PARTNER TO DELIVER ON-DEMAND AERIAL IMAGERY DATA TO FARMERS FOR ENHANCED CROP ANALYSIS

November 15, 2017 Today, The Climate Corporation, a subsidiary of Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON), announced a partnership with Deveron UAS Corp. (CSE: DVR), that will deliver farmers advanced aerial imagery data combined with powerful analytics through The Climate Corporation’s industry-leading Climate FieldView™ digital agriculture platform. The addition of Deveron supports Climate’s commitment to deliver a…

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Bioenterprise New Graduate Employment & Mentorship Program

October 31, 2017 Bioenterprise is looking to hire new graduates. The Bioenterprise New Graduate Employment & Mentorship Program is designed to assist new graduates enter the various sub-sectors within ag-tech, while supporting and enabling innovation in Ontario. This Program connects Ontario-based innovators with Highly Qualified Personnel (HQP) and creates employment opportunities by providing financial support…

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Bioenterprise Hosts Innovation Showcase to Highlight Success in Seed Funding Program

October 20, 2017 Fellow ATCC founding member Bioenterprise Corporation along with partner, Innovation Guelph, celebrated the success of recipients of their first round of seed funding at their Innovation Showcase event on October 10. This funding program has helped in the success of small companies across southern Ontario such as Mirexus Biotechnologies Inc., Local Grown…

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Soy 20/20, Changes Name to Oilseed Innovation Partners

October 19, 2017 Congratulations to fellow ATCC founding member Oilseed Innovation Partners (OIP), formerly known as Soy 20/20. The name change reflects its expanding mandate that now includes oilseed crops in addition to soybeans, such as canola, sunflowers, and camelina. Read full news release here: News release – Soy 2020 expands mandate to become Oilseed Innovation…

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Dusty Zamecnik wins Ontario’s Outstanding Young Farmer 2017

October 11, 2017 Dusty Zamecnik won the title of Ontario’s Outstanding Young Farmer for 2017. He is a horticulture farmer from Norfolk County growing strawberry plants for propagation, blueberries and hops. The 27 year-old is the production manager of EZ Grow Farms and Hometown Brew Co He won over three other nominees and received the…

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Agri-food Management Institute: Making a Case for Growing New Crops

October 11, 2017 Ontario farmers who are thinking about growing a non-traditional crop have a valuable new tool to assess whether it’s a profitable idea. Making a Case for Growing New Crops is an online learning resource recently developed by the Agri-Food Management Institute (AMI) to help farmers engage in business planning before planting. The…

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Quinta Quinoa shortlisted for Bridge2Food Protein Awards 2017

Quinta Quinoa has been shortlisted for the Bridge2Food Protein Awards 2017, in the Best Plant Based Food category. Bridge2Food works to facilitate connections between food professionals across the world, while the Protein Awards celebrate companies that are driving innovation in the Protein industry by creating new plant-based and high protein foods. We are honoured to be one of three…

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