Soil sensors, drones and data analytics are the new tools for farmers

Mon, 11/27/2017 - 12:01 -- Anonymous (not verified)
Peter Nowak
Agriculture experts say the majority of farmers are now waking up to the value that technology and data can unlock.

 

Trevor Scherman had a major frost last year on his farm near Battleford, Sask., about 140 kilometres northwest of Saskatoon. Data from the nearest Environment Canada weather station, about 25 kilometres away, disagreed with him -- it said there was no frost in the area. Fortunately, Mr. Scherman had his own sensors.

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