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Ag in Motion Innovation Awards supported by SREDA

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Showcasing New Agriculture Innovations

Ag in Motion and the Saskatoon Regional Economic Development Authority (SREDA) have partnered to shine a light on innovative agriculture technologies through the 2018 Ag in Motion Innovations Program.

Through this program, four awards will be presented to pioneering technologies that have the potential to positively impact and advance the agriculture industry. Finalists and award winners will also be highlighted at Ag in Motion. Companies eligible for the program include local and international companies who are exhibitors of the 2018 Ag in Motion Outdoor Farm Expo held July 17-19, 2018.

Ag in Motion Innovation Awards

Plant and Soil Science: Awarded to the company that has developed a technology that improves crop production including innovation in genetics, pesticide application (non-mechanical), and the process of producing a crop.
2018 Finalists

  • Xarvio™ – The Digital Farming Company – Xarvio™ SCOUTING App
  • WINNER: NRGene – GenoMAGIC

Animal and Livestock: Awarded to the company that has a technology that assists in the health and well-being of livestock animals.
2018 Finalists:

  • WINNER: Department of Animal and Poultry Science, College of Agriculture and Bioresources, University of Saskatchewan – Converting Fusarium-infected and vomitoxin-contaminated wheat into chicken feed
  • Iotag – Iotag FarmView Platform, Locata collars and Troughwatch sensors

Agriculture Equipment: Awarded to the company that has developed a new equipment concept or technology that assists farmers and agriculture professionals with farming application.
2018 Finalists:

  • Morris Industries – Quantum Drill
  • Northern Strands – Grain Bin Fall Protection System
  • Praxidyn – Mixmate
  • WINNER: Schulte Industries – DHX – 600 Disc Harrow
  • ScherGain – ScherGain Solution System

Agribusiness Services: Awarded to the company that has developed a new technology that assists farmers and agriculture professionals with the management of their farm business and clients.
2018 Finalists:

  • Aker Technologies, Inc. – TrueCause and TrueSense
  • WINNER: CropPro Consulting – SWATBOX
  • Quantum Genetix – Q-protect

Innovation in Agriculture Reception

The Ag in Motion Innovation Awards will be awarded at the Innovation in Agriculture Reception presented by Agriculture Manufacturers of Canada (AMC) and SREDA.

Keynote Speaker: John Anderson, Founder and President of JCA Electronics

When: Monday, July 16, 2018
Where: Sheraton Cavalier, Saskatoon, SK
Cost: $35

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