Intelliconn and Telus will be providing the wireless communication for Olds College’s Smart Farm project. “We want this project to be a living lab to demonstrate smart farm products and technologies”, says Jason Bradley, head of the Olds College Smart Farm project. 

There is a lot of talk about blockchain and how it can improve information integrity and traceability. However, one of the challenges with blockchain is that the quality of the information you get out is only as good as the quality that goes in. Intelliconn’s ingrain™ grain quality tracking system automates grain sample acquisition, splitting, and sample management, which removes the potential for human error.

Intelliconn has been selected as a SABEX award finalist for the New Business Venture Award, which recognizes a new business with positive performance in profitability, job creation, or entrance into new markets. The SABEX Awards Gala, sponsored by Nutrien, takes place Thursday, February 8 at Prairieland Park in Saskatoon.

SABEX finalist

Ken Jackson, Intelliconn's CEO, was asked to be one of the presenters at the Smart Agri-food Super Cluster Digital / Connectivity Community Engagement Session.

Intelliconn is proud to be part of a group of amazing companies including Microsoft, Trimble, Bayer, Telus, and many others that are asking the federal government for $250 million to fund projects that enhance agricultural productivity, profitability, and sustainability.

The session takes place January 16th, 2018 in Ottawa, Ontario. Topics for the day include:

  • Agriculture 5.0 – Convergence on the Farm
  • Why the Smart Agri-Food Super Cluster?
  • What happens when we connect the farm?
  • How could machine learning help to connect the farm to the fork?
  • Leveraging analytics/data to sustainably increase farm productivity?

We will update the group’s progress on our website and social media accounts. 

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