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

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 resource was developed…

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AgriBrink Update 2017

AgriBrink Plans to Leverage ISO Accreditation to Access to Global Markets Moorefield, Ontario-based AgriBrink plans to leverage ISO accreditation to access global markets for its unique automatic air inflation and deflation control system. The AAID system is designed to combat soil compaction issues with the use of heavy farm equipment. ISO accreditation will allow AgriBrink…

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Assessment of Ontario’s Capacity to Use Precision Agri-Food Technologies

PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR Tyler Whale RESEARCH INSTITUTION Ontario Agri-Food Technologies (OAFT) EXTERNAL FUNDING PARTNERS Ontario Agri-Food Technologies; University of Guelph; Livestock Research Innovation Corporation; Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association; Vineland Research and Innovation Centre Inc.; Niagara College; University of Waterloo This project was funded in part through Growing Forward 2 (GF2), a federal-provincial-territorial initiative. The…

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Dairy Quality Inc.

Dairy Quality Inc. monitoring provides instant herd health data. The Newmarket, Ontario company aims to help prevent dairy farm loses due to mastitis.

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Annual General Meeting 2016

Theme of the 2016 Annual General Meeting of Ontario Agri-Food Technologies was “Exploring Food Innovation from OAFT’s Perspective.” Over a fast-paced four hour session, 16 speakers talked about the experiences of their companies and organizations with innovation and growth related to Ontario’s agriculture. OAFT President Dr. Tyler Whale set the stage with his opening comments…

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BIOX Corporation

BIOX Corporation of Hamilton, Ontario, Canada is a renewable energy company that designed, built, owns and operates a 67 million litre per annum nameplate capacity biodiesel production facility.

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