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Now in its second year, the Emerging Agriculture conference brings together students and industry experts at the University of Saskatchewan for a three-day ‘hackathon.’

Tech conference brings together bright minds to ‘hack’ ag industry issues

The Emerging Agriculture conference Jan. 9-11 aims to foster ag industry innovations

Reading Time: 3 minutes Move over, Silicon Valley — hackers will soon be setting their sights on Saskatoon to solve the industry’s biggest problems. The agriculture industry, that is. “Emerging Agriculture is a weekend hackathon where we get students and non-students interested in agriculture together to collaborate on agriculture-based technology and ideas, and hopefully make some startup companies out […] Read more

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Soil health conference bringing in leading experts

Reading Time: < 1 minute Ten leading experts will present current information on concepts for improving soil health at the Western Canada Conference on Soil Health in Edmonton on Dec. 8-10. Among the speakers are Gabe Brown, Jill Clapperton, and Martin Entz. The topics include building healthier soils through grazing, cover crops, soil health assessment, and ecological farm management. The […] Read more