Virtual Lambton County Farm Tour Video Conference

February 11, 2021:

In this 8 minute video, Bradey Couwenberg of Wanstead Farmers Co-operative, Bill Gordon and family of Gordon’s Roxburgh Farms, Inc Dairy Farm, and Chuck & Justin Baresich from Haggerty Creek Ltd. talk about technology in agriculture and how it affects precision farming and helps with sustainability, and labour challenges.

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Precision farming, sustainable agriculture, carbon reduction practices, all require reliable broadband internet.

“Consumers who want well-sourced, sustainable food and a story behind it have little understanding what any of this technology means, or does, or even exists.”

“But if consumers knew about it, even a little bit, they might start realizing the need for better rural internet.”

“Consumers who want to reduce the carbon intensity of their food should advocate for better rural internet.”

From: Universal internet access helps make food more sustainable.

Precision Agriculture Study

Precision agriculture uses technologies to enhance sustainability through the more efficient use of critical inputs, such as land, water, fuel, fertilizer, and pesticides. Essentially, farmers who use precision agriculture tools use less to grow more.

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Mary Robinson speaks with Shaun Haney from RealAgriculture about agricultural labour issues, business risk management, the carbon tax and answers various questions.

CAHRC – Costs and Impacts of Labour Shortages in Canadian Agriculture

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Sarnia-Lambton Chamber Technology Info Webinar

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Agricultural question asked at the Sarnia-Lambton Chamber of Commerce’s Industry Insights Meets Career Impacts – Technology Info Webinar, November 2020

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