From 2013 to 2014, Canada has seen increases in beekeepers, colonies, honey production and value, according to Statistics Canada data. This has the country in a very good position in the industry, says Lee Townsend. Townsend is a commercial beekeeper from Stony Plain, Alberta, and a speaker at the upcoming FarmTech Conference in Edmonton. His talk will… Read More

The FarmTech Conference always reaches max capacity well ahead of the conference start date. Why? Attendees and organizers alike will tell you it’s the calibre of speakers and the network of farmers and industry who attend that make this Edmonton-based event a must-attend. This year’s early bird deadline is January 9, 2015. Real Agriculture’s Jason… Read More

Todd Hames, president of the Canadian Canola Growers Association, was first in line at the Man Van at this year’s FarmTech event to have a simple blood test done that could save his life. How you may ask? The Man Van’s sole purpose is to alert men over 40 to their risk of prostate cancer… Read More

The Healthy Grains Institute was launched in November of 2012 as a not-for-profit organization with a goal of guiding Canadians in their pursuit of health and weight management. The Institute works to provide the public with science-based information on the benefits of whole grains and is guided by an independent, multi-disciplinary Scientific Advisory Council made up… Read More

We have ways to kill weeds mechanically, but that typically means tillage, which has its own consequences. But what about a way to destroy weeds mechanically, long before the seeds even hit the ground? The Harrington Seed Destructor does exactly that. “The Harrington Seed Destructor (HSD) is based on a mill that processes the chaff… Read More

Need to find a booth at FarmTech and don’t know where it is? Want to ensure you don’t miss a concurrent session? Want to message Rick Taillieu to thank him for doing such a great job organizing FarmTech? There’s a (FarmTech) app for that! See a preview of some FarmTech speakers here Registered delegates will… Read More