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Trio of groups proposes Alberta-based agrifood ‘supercluster’

Agrium, Olds College and global satellite communications corporation MDA have submitted an application to the federal government to form an agrifood “supercluster.” The Liberal government committed up to $950 million (over five years) in its March budget to create hubs that would focus on key economic sectors in an effort to kickstart investment, boost exports […] Read more

Between the Rows: Tech, teaching and tonnage

Between the Rows: Tech, teaching and tonnage

It’s no secret that technology companies have placing agriculture-related bets in recent years, but their total investment in startups is down from its 2015 peak. Has Silicon Valley cooled on agriculture or will it keep pushing at what some describe as tech’s “last frontier?” On this week’s episode of Glacier FarmMedia’s new podcast Between the […] Read more


Kenyon: Set up a proactive cash flow

Kenyon: Set up a proactive cash flow

A few financial tips for a smoother-running operation

I have said it before and I’ll say it again. Production practices are not the most important part of my business. Intensive cell grazing or bale grazing cannot make or break my business alone. The business side to my ranch is much more important. To see if a production practice is viable for my operation […] Read more