Sask. farmers embracing locally developed ag tech

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Saskatchewan has become a hub for emerging ag tech, according to several industry experts. Plus, farmers in that province have a track record of adopting new technology and supporting local startups, says Sean O’Connor, managing director of Emmertech, a $60-million Conexus venture capital fund focused on Saskatchewan ag tech startups.  “Farmers are the most innovative business owners… Read more »

How smart sensors can help us care for our houseplants

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To help her and others who worry about their lack of green fingers, there has been a growth in the sale of hi-tech sensors for indoor plants – devices that you push into the soil next to them. These sensors are usually solar powered and connect wirelessly by Bluetooth or wi-fi to a user’s smartphone… Read more »