Diversifying Alberta’s agricultural sector with hemp

Diversifying Alberta’s agricultural sector with hemp
  EDMONTON – The governments of Canada and Alberta are supporting the Alberta Hemp Alliance (AHA) with a one-time grant to establish a provincial industry association for hemp processing with more than $300,000 over two years (2021-2023) through the Canadian Agricultural Partnership. The grant will help AHA build capacity to fulfill its mandate as the provincial association for the hemp... Read More

Odd Burger now listed on TSXV as ODD

Odd Burger now listed on TSXV as ODD
  TORONTO – Odd Burger Corporation, one of the world’s first vegan fast-food chains and first to go public, announced today it has completed its name change and is now trading on the TSXV under the symbol “ODD.” The company was founded as Globally Local Technologies Inc. Along with the renaming of the parent company, the restaurant chain has been rebranded... Read More

Sprout AI begins trading on the Canadian Securities Exchange

Sprout AI begins trading on the Canadian Securities Exchange
  CALGARY – Sprout AI Inc.(CSE: SPRT) reported that as of market open today, Sprout AI’s common shares will begin trading on the CSE under the trading symbol SPRT. “On behalf of the Sprout AI team, I’m happy to announce that we see a future where everyone has access to the highest quality plant-based consumable products. That’s why we continue to... Read More

TrendiTech raises 2.25M in seed funding for new biotrim technology

TrendiTech raises 2.25M in seed funding for new biotrim technology
  Food waste is a $750 billion annual problem; TrendiTech Inc. aims to revolutionize global food waste with AI-driven robotic upcycling solutions BURNABY – TrendiTech Inc., a Canadian-based start-up dedicated to creating new robotic, AI-driven food waste processing solutions, announced it has raised 2.25 million CAD in seed funding for its Biotrim mobile processing technology. The funding was led by... Read More

AgJunction granted 3 new groundbreaking patents

AgJunction granted 3 new groundbreaking patents
  TORONTO – AgJunction Inc. (TSX: AJX), reported that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has granted the Company another new patent titled “Low-Cost Implement Positioning.” AgJunction was also recently granted two new patents in Australia titled “K-Turn Path Controller” and “Single-Mode Implement Steering.” “We are very pleased to be awarded these three groundbreaking patents,” said Bob Barjesteh, executive vice... Read More

Renewed funding announced to build public trust in agriculture in Saskatchewan

Renewed funding announced to build public trust in agriculture in Saskatchewan
  REGINA – Today the federal and provincial governments announced $1.5 million over two years in renewed funding for Farm and Food Care Saskatchewan, Agriculture in the Classroom Saskatchewan and 4-H Saskatchewan. This funding is intended to build public trust in agriculture and develop the next generation of agriculture leaders in Saskatchewan. Farm and Food Care Saskatchewan connects consumers to... Read More

Farmers Edge extends relationship with aerospace and data analytics company Planet

Farmers Edge extends relationship with aerospace and data analytics company Planet
  WINNIPEG – Farmers Edge Inc. (TSX:FDGE), a pure-play digital agriculture company, reported that it has entered into a new, three-year contract with Planet, a San Francisco-based integrated aerospace and data analytics company that operates the largest fleet of Earth-imaging satellites, collecting daily global data of the world. Planet’s satellite data is processed using Farmers Edge proprietary algorithms, integrated into other... Read More

Jumping on the regenerative agriculture bandwagon

Jumping on the regenerative agriculture bandwagon
McCain Foods, the world’s largest producer of french fries, just committed to limiting its climate footprint. What does that mean for consumers and suppliers? Regenerative agriculture is making some noise of late – so much so that some companies are making it a priority. Foods, the world’s largest producer of french fries, just committed to limiting its climate footprint, saying... Read More

Food industry code of conduct finally gains traction

Food industry code of conduct finally gains traction
Recognizes that manufacturing – including farmers – are the anchor to the entire food supply chain A new coalition led by the Retail Council of Canada (RCC) has presented a roadmap to peace within the food industry. It’s a positive step forward for the food production industry and consumers. For years, grocers have unilaterally imposed fees on their suppliers, with... Read More

Canadian farmers set record recycling rate for ag-plastic jugs, 76% in 2020

Canadian farmers set record recycling rate for ag-plastic jugs, 76% in 2020
  ETOBICOKE – Every year for the past 32 years, Cleanfarms has calculated the rolling three-year average recycling rate of agricultural pesticide and fertilizer containers that are 23L and smaller. The great news is that the 2020 recycling rate just calculated shows another major surge in recycling these containers in 2020 at 76% compared to 71% in 2019. This sets an... Read More