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Although she didn’t win the $100,000 grand prize, being named the most promising startup in a nationwide contest for small business owners was a huge boost for her business — and herself, says Farmbucks founder Lynn Dargis.

National small business contest gives boost to enterprising Alberta producer

Tool aggregates offers and shows real-time prices from multiple grain buyers

A fledgling Alberta ag enterprise has been named the most promising startup in a nationwide contest for small business owners. “I was so excited,” said Farmbucks founder Lynn Dargis, who took home the award for her grain-pricing app from TELUS Pitch in July. “It just solidifies that we’re onto something really good here. It’s given […] Read more

St. Paul-area farmer Lynn Dargis developed the grain-pricing app to make it easier for farmers to compare grain prices.

Alberta producer creates an ‘Expedia for grain prices’

Farmbucks compares grain prices on offer from buyers in Western Canada

Lynn Dargis was fed up trying to compare grain prices last winter. A busy farmer with a 4,400-acre grain operation, 2,000-head feedlot, and three small children, Dargis didn’t always have time to log into each grain buyer’s website to find the best prices. But she also knew she couldn’t afford to leave money on the […] Read more