AG Notes

Farmers Edge does water deal

Farmers Edge of Manitoba and Lindsay Corp. of Nebraska and Ames, Iowa, are integrating digital platforms, which they say will help growers make more informed water management and irrigation decisions.

The plan is designed to give growers the ability to add pivot irrigation data and access to FieldNET Pivot Watch through FarmCommand, which will help farmers better understand when, where, and how much to irrigate.

The combination of the two digital platforms helps growers to make more informed water management decisions to optimize applications and yield potential.

It will also allow growers to access digital tools that deliver real-time information to control pivots and monitor crop health, along with advanced models to help identify issues such as seeding or application errors, tile drainage, weather damage, pests and disease.

Plans are underway to connect and digitize two million irrigated acres by the end of 2021.

This expansion delivers new levels of integration to provide the most advanced AI-driven crop management solution available.

Deadline looms for export catalogue

The application deadline to be included in the next printed edition of the Agriculture and Food Products and Services Export Catalogue is Jan. 24.

The publication is popular with international buyers and governments looking for Alberta suppliers.

The Alberta Agriculture and Forestry trade team uses it during international trade shows, incoming buyers’ missions and other events.

This catalogue is available in both printed and electronic formats.

It presents products so that buyers can follow up with the exporter for more detail, which can be provided with existing marketing materials.

There is no cost for eligible companies to be included in it.

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