Agri-Food Hopes and Wishes for 2022

January 21, 2022

January is the time for resolutions, fresh starts and new ideas. In that vein, here are a few of my personal hopes and wishes for Canadian farmers and those who work in the agri-food sector in 2022. COVID under control – While the Canadian agri-food sector has weathered the two years of pandemic relatively well, … Read More

Kahntact caps off year of growth with big wins at advertising awards show

November 26, 2021

Kahntact continues to evolve after winning 10 awards for both agriculture and food marketing at Best of CAMA 2021 Kahntact took home 10 awards at the Canadian Agri-Marketing Association’s “Best of CAMA” awards show last week. “This year we won with entries that highlighted our expertise in both agriculture and food communications,” says Len Kahn, … Read More

Kahntact team grows again by adding project-management depth

October 26, 2021

Brittany Krueger brings excellent project-management skills honed through broad-based agency experience GUELPH, ON – October 26, 2021 — Kahntact, a Guelph-based advertising agency specializing in communications for agriculture and food, has hired a new senior project manager in preparation for rapid growth. Brittany Krueger has a unique blend of skills and experience earned in fast-paced, … Read More

Robotics in Agriculture: Is Farming Going to the Bots?

October 25, 2021

Farming has traditionally been a family-driven, labour-intensive enterprise. And while the family part is still true — it’s estimated that 98 percent of Canadian farming enterprises are family owned — a scarcity of farm labour has increasingly become a challenge in recent years. Is the time ripe for the rise of robotics in agriculture? As … Read More

Bigger Agricultural Corporations and Fewer of Them — What Does It Mean for Farmers and Retailers??

September 28, 2021

by Len Kahn, President of Kahntact The fact that individual Canadian farms continue to grow in size and economic impact while the number of farms and farm operators continues its steady decline is a surprise to no one close to the industry. Consolidation has long been a fact of life in Canadian agriculture — Statistics … Read More