FarmersEdge: From Boots to Bytes
The technology behind Precision Agriculture is cultivating major advancements in today’s agriculture. Acre by Acre, we are disrupting the way crops are grown, in pursuit of a more sustainable, productive and profitable way to feed the world’s growing demand for food. In the process, it is imperative that farmers have access to simplified one stop solution to easily transfer the complexities of Big Data intelligence to boots in the field action.
Biography: Wade Barness roots began in rural Manitoba, where his passion for agriculture started at an early age. He has a strong drive to bridge the gap between technology and agronomy; the motivating force behind starting Farmers Edge. Wade is a strong advocate for the industry with a desire to assist growers across the world to improve their farming practices, increase profits and create more efficient cropping systems. He is an industry leader winning Certified Crop Advisor (CCA) of the Year and is recognized as one of the foremost agronomists in Western Canada. Wade is an inspiring speaker presenting at events across Canada and globally as an expert on the impact of technology on agribusiness and particularly the utilization of Variable Rate Technology by growers, investors and industry players. Some of his speaking engagements include Master Seeders, Global AgInvesting Conferences and TedX.
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