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April 3, 2023

Spring Snow Melt: Where will the nutrients go?

After dry years in Western Canada and the Northern Great Plains, an abundant amount of snow is more than welcome. Come spring, soil moisture recharge can be off to a…
February 22, 2023

All Maps Tell a Different Story: What is Yours Telling You?

There are many types of maps that can be used to make on-farm management decisions. Let's unpack how some of them work.
February 9, 2023

Croptimistic Technology Inc. acquires CropPro Consulting with Series B investment of 9.1M from Forage Capital Partners

Canadian agriculture technology (AgTech) company Croptimistic Technology Inc. (Croptimistic) has acquired CropPro Consulting (CropPro) and increased working capital with Series B investment from Forage Capital Partners (Forage) of $9.1 million.
February 8, 2023

SWAT 012: Variable Rate Planting in Potatoes with Evan MacDonald

Senior Precision Agronomist Evan MacDonald joins us to talk about water, potatoes, and some of his research in Prince Edward Island in Eastern Canada.
January 3, 2023

Why everyone should care about mapping soil organic matter and carbon

Everyone in agriculture knows the importance of soil organic matter (OM). It provides many soil functions, including nutrient cycling, improved water infiltration, and reduces soil bulk density that helps reduce…
December 2, 2022

SWAT 011: Technology for Weed Management with Josh Lade

ServiTech’s Rob Swieter joins the show to talk about their new partnership with SWAT MAPS.
November 5, 2022

Canola Digest: Take 4R to the Next Level

Many farmers follow 4R practices – perhaps unknowingly – because of the inherent benefits associated with proper nutrient management. This case study describes the 4R practices for one Saskatchewan farmer…
September 14, 2022

Introducing the SWAT SUPER TRUCK

The SWAT SUPER TRUCK package was created to help you get your SWAT MAPS business rolling from day one. This package includes all the modifications your truck needs execute your…
July 27, 2022

How variable is your soil?

Grid soil sampling has historically been the gold standard to measure nutrient variability in soils. But is grid sampling good enough? Or can we do better with newer technology?
June 9, 2022

FieldView and SWAT MAPS deliver one-two punch for knockout results

Top digital farming platforms that work well together can generate powerful synergies that bring tremendous added value to your farm.
May 25, 2022

SWAT 010: Rob Swieter on Zone Management and ServiTech's Partnership with SWAT MAPS

ServiTech’s Rob Swieter joins the show to talk about their new partnership with SWAT MAPS.
April 26, 2022

Croptimistic receives $1.1M of CAAIN funding for $5M project to Automate and Scale SWAT MAPS

Croptimistic Technology Inc. (Croptimistic), a Canadian AgTech company, has assembled an impressive partnership to automate and scale SWAT MAPS to advance Canadian agriculture.
April 20, 2022

Fertilizer Stabilizers: How Do We Use Them?

Often called by many names in the marketplace — nitrogen stabilizers, controlled release products or nitrogen inhibitors ­— fertilizer stabilizers are used to increase the efficiency of applied nitrogen when…
March 16, 2022

ServiTech Inc. joins USA Partner Network to Bring SWAT MAPS to Iowa Farmers

Croptimistic Technology Inc. is pleased to welcome U.S.-based ServiTech Inc. to their ever-growing partner network.
January 26, 2022

Drones in Agriculture: How Can They Be Used with SWAT MAPS?

Drones have received a lot of attention in agriculture, especially since they became affordable mapping tools about eight years ago.
January 10, 2022

SWAT 009: Brad Dunnington on Map Making and the Evolution of SWAT MAPS

In this episode we are joined by Brad Dunnington of Croptimistic Technology.

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