Trevor Lewington, Lethbridge Economic Development, and Jefferson Gardner, Certified Blockchain Expert, discuss how technology is and will change agriculture. From automating tasks on-farm to communicating with consumers, blockchain will bring many aspects of management together.
Carey Matthiessen from 2020 Seedlabs and Kelly Turkington from AAFC talk about how seed testing occurs and what that means for managing that seed lot and your crop.
On this week's episode of Food Careers, Jill Harvie visits with David Francis, a 7th generation seed potato and beef farmer in Prince Edward Island. David and his son Brett are business partners who run a Charolais influence beef cattle calf operation, modern feedlot, a 450 acre chip stock and seed potatoes business. David explains the ins and outs of producing seed potatoes for some of the largest names in the potato chip business.
A pollinator sanctuary pilot project in 2019 Farming Smarter explored seed mixes that can support natural pollinators.
On this episode Rob from the Calgary Center For Suicide Prevention came onto the podcast to discuss mental health in agriculture. Rob and Emmett discuss how farmers can manage their stress and anxiety among other related topics.