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October 26, 2021

Understanding Terms Used to Discuss Soil Moisture Variability

In the development of SWAT WATER, a product of SWAT MAPS, the objective has been to provide three relatively simply datasets for users to interpret and drive management decisions
October 15, 2021

SWAT Partner Announcement: EmCo Precision Ag

EmCo Precision Ag is owned and operated by Colin Brown and is based in Atlantic Canada, specifically the province of Nova Scotia.
October 4, 2021

Using SWAT MAPS in Potato Production

Here in Prince Edward Island, our agricultural landscape is dominated by potato production. Rather than looking to Western Canada for solutions, we often turned to Western Europe and places like…
September 23, 2021

SWAT MAPS and Combyne Bridge Soil Management and Crop Marketing Sectors with New Integration

Croptimistic Technology Inc. (Croptimistic) and Combyne Ag (Combyne; Ottawa, ON, Canada) are pleased to announce their partnership
September 13, 2021

5 Ways to Use SWAT MAPS in a Single Season

SWAT MAPS are an incredibly useful layer of information to use for a variety of purposes.
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.

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