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September 3, 2021

Managing pH Variability with SWAT MAPS

Many areas of the world have problems with low soil pH, which can reduce phosphate availability and increase potential for toxicities from micronutrients such as aluminum (Al) and manganese (Mn).
August 10, 2021

SWAT 007: Wes Anderson on Equipping Agronomists with Technology

Our conversation today covers Wes Anderson’s extensive agronomy background as the vice president of agronomy at Croptimistic Technology.
August 9, 2021

SWAT Partner Announcement: McDougald Ag Ventures

Welcome to the SWAT family, Matt! MAV Agronomy is owned and operated by Matt McDougald in the Holland, MB and McGregor, MB area.
August 4, 2021

Managing Corn Population with SWAT MAPS

Successful precision agronomy depends on creating the correct zone map that can group all the areas together that have a similar response.
July 6, 2021

Spilling the (Edible) Beans About SWAT MAPS

In Manitoba, Croptimistic and our partners are learning ways to use SWAT MAPS to manage potential issues in edible beans.
June 23, 2021

Knoll Management with SWAT MAPS

For every knoll that has been taken out of production altogether, there must be many acres that are somewhere in between… not fully productive, but not to the point where…
June 21, 2021

SWAT 006: Jeff Bennett & Mike Palmier

In this episode we are joined by Mike Palmier and Jeff Bennett.
June 18, 2021

Sulphur: Are You Really Applying the Right Rate?

Sulphur (S) may be the most variable nutrient we see in western Canadian and northern great plains soils, especially in glacial till soils.
June 3, 2021

The Role of SWAT MAPS in Environmental Stewardship

A SWAT map allows a farmer or agronomist to manage spatial variability across a landscape in several ways, including variable rate fertility, seed, soil amendments, or soil applied herbicides –…
June 3, 2021

Canadian AgTech company Croptimistic raises $5.2M in Series A funding led by Forage Capital

Croptimistic Technology Inc. (Croptimistic) announces $3.5M in Series A investment from Forage Capital Partners (Forage) to complement an additional $1.7M in funding from the founders and institutional debt.
May 25, 2021

SWAT 005: Mark Huso on Continuous Learning and Training the Next Generation of Agronomists

Mark Huso of Huso Crop Consulting and Soil Testing joins us in this episode.
May 11, 2021

Putting Nitrogen in the Crop, Not the Air

There’s a lot of talk of greenhouse gas emissions and environmental impacts of everything we do. From “carbon footprint” to surface water pollution, agriculture is no stranger to negative attention.…
May 4, 2021

SWAT MAPS and Herbicide Degradation

Herbicides are a critical tool on any farm but we need to utilize them carefully as resistance builds and options are limited. While ensuring we are killing target weeds, we…
April 22, 2021

10 Ways to Grow Your Business as the Local SWAT Expert

Here’s some tips to market your business, increase acres and position yourself as the local precision agriculture expert using the SWAT System.
April 20, 2021

SWAT 004: Landon Friesen on Finding Practical Technologies for the Farm

Alberta farmer Landon Friesen runs Southman Ag Ventures in Crystal City, Manitoba. He farms canola, wheat, edible beans, sunflowers, and flax with his dad and brother.
March 30, 2021

Canadian Ag-Tech company awarded US patent on their SWAT Box proprietary soil mapping device

Croptimistic Technology Inc. has been awarded a US Patent for their SWAT Box technology. The SWAT Box is a proprietary autonomous soil electrical conductivity and elevation mapping hardware system. The…

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