The agri-food sector is a significant driver in the province, employing 1 in 9 Ontarians and representing $36.4 billion in GDP. In Fertile Ground: Growing the Competitiveness of Ontario’s Agri-food
SWIFT member community Grey County was named to the Intelligent Community Forums Top7 Intelligent Communities of 2017 this February, in large part in recognition of Grey County’s leadership in rural
In an interview with Your Morning’s Ben Mulroney on CTV, University of Guelph’s Dr. Helen Hambly (Project Lead for the Regional and Rural Broadband Project) and Grain Farmers of Ontario’s
University of Guelph Graduate Student Emily Duncan attended the Farms.com Precision Agriculture Conference this winter. To learn more about Emily, view her video post here.
The conference was over sold
When the CRTC declared broadband a basic telecommunications service in December 2016, the Ontario Federation of Agriculture joined prominent leaders in government, business, and industry in applauding the move by
When SWIFT received $180 in combined funding from the Governments of Canada and Ontario through the New Building Canada – Small Communities Fund in July 2016, media coverage highlighted the
Formed in 2013, the Ag Women’s Network (AWN) is passionately focused on cultivating and connecting leaders for a strong agriculture sector.
With more than 1500 members, our
When experienced farmers turn their attention to digital innovation, great things happen. Bringing together technical expertise in agriculture and technology, the team behind AgNition, an innovative ag-tech start-up in Guelph,
We’ve been working with the team at the University of Guelph’s Regional and Rural Broadband Project (R2B2) for several years, and recently reaffirmed this important partnership as part of our
The sharing economy is coming to food distribution. FreshSpoke is a new app-based marketplace for local food designed to grow sales and simplify delivery.
FreshSpoke exemplifies the kind of innovation that can