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March 10, 2015
FEATURED NEWS: UAVs: Where dreams meet dust
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FFC Foundation launches The Real Dirt on Farming Blog

The newly launched Real Dirt on Farming blog aims to connect consumers with farmers and share credible facts on food and farming in Canada. >> Read full article

Millennials on the move

At a time when employers are looking to attract and retain talent, many Millennials are planning to actively hunt for new jobs. >> Read full article

Life insurance can protect farm assets, but consider the tax implications

Many small business corporations, including farm corporations, use life insurance as a way to protect assets. >> Read full article

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UAVs: Where dreams meet dust

The dream of using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) for precision agriculture took off faster than many developers could realistically keep up with, but researchers at the University of Guelph are hoping to close some critical technical gaps.

UAV equipment is highly sophisticated, capable of collecting a vast amount of information. But it’s difficult to make use of it all - and that’s why Ammar Abuleil, a Master in Engineering student, is trying to teach these flying machines how to produce something more than a pretty picture. >> Learn More…

 
 Event Calendar 
 

Ottawa Valley Farm Show

March 10-12, 2015
Location:Ernst and Young Centre, Ottawa, ON >> More Info

SK Soils & Crops Agronomy Updates

March 16-17, 2015
Location: Saskatoon, SK >> More Info

Farm Progress Show

June 17-19, 2015
Location: Regina, SK >> More Info