Technology and Innovation Continue to Drive Canadian Agriculture

September 15, 2022

The past three growing seasons were heavily affected by external challenges and disruptions; COVID, labour issues, weather events which some believe are related to longer-term climate change, and supply chain disruptions and inflation associated with the conflict in Ukraine all played a part. But, one factor continues to drive productivity in the Canadian agriculture industry: … Read More

How to choose an agency

August 22, 2022

by Rhett Hawkins, president, Kahntact Choosing the right agency can be one of the most important drivers of success for a business. Choose the perfect agency partner, and you’ll enjoy a long relationship that becomes more fruitful as the agency learns your business. Choose poorly, and you’ve wasted a lot of people’s time and company … Read More

Agriculture trade shows set to bounce back after COVID

July 25, 2022

Among the many lessons learned, COVID lockdowns taught us that digital won’t replace in-person trade shows. North America’s biggest ag shows are open again, and exhibitors and guests are flocking back at near-record numbers. Because, let’s face it — you can’t replicate online the feel of sitting in a new tractor cab, talking face-to-face with … Read More

Hemp Is Here To Stay

June 22, 2022

Two new facilities and a combined $147 million investment will position growers in Western Canada to take advantage of new markets Hemp’s potential as a viable cash crop just got a big boost. Two new processing facilities, backed by a significant investment from the Alberta government, will support hemp as a valuable new cash crop … Read More

2022 Trend Report mid-year update: The changing face of agri-marketing

May 15, 2022

Scarce fertilizer. Rising interest rates. Skyrocketing fuel prices. And yet commodity prices are still strong. There are a lot of issues at play in the food and farm economy. How do the current trends and world news affect food and agriculture marketing? Len Kahn, founder, Kahntact, and Jo-Ann McArthur, president and founding partner, Nourish Food … Read More