ISPA Account

Representatives for Canada

Asim Biswas
Professor, OAC Research Chair in Soils and Precision Agricul
University of Guelph
50 Stone Road East
School of Environmental Sciences
Guelph, ON N1G 2W1
Office phone : 15198244120x54249
Athyna Cambouris
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
2560 Boulevard Hochelaga, Québec, QC, Ca
2560, Hochelaga QC, QC, G1V2J3
Québec, Quebec G1V 2J3

Canada Articles

The Future of Farming: Precision Agriculture Takes Root in Canada

Asim Biswas, Professor and OAC Research Chair in Soils and Precision Agriculture, University of Guelph; Country Representative (Canada) of ISPA   In the vast, diverse landscapes of Canada, a revolution is quietly unfolding, promising to transform the future of farming. Precision agriculture, a term that might sound futuristic to some, is increasingly becoming a present reality, reshaping how crops are grown across the country. This innovative approach to farming leverages technology to make agriculture more efficient, sustainable, and productive. It's about using data and advanced technologies to make informed decisions, optimizing every aspect of farm management from soil health to water usage. At the heart of this agricultural evolution are the scientists, researchers, and professors whose work is pivotal in driving forward the advancements in precision agriculture. Their efforts are supported by a robust network of institutions, including universities, government research organizations, and innovation hubs. Together, they're weaving a new narrative for Canadian agriculture, one that promises to address some of the most pressing challenges of our time, including food security, environmental sustainability, and climate change.   The Science: The science of precision agriculture is as vast as the Canadian prairies. Researchers across the country are exploring a ...more

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