Tractor Tools for 2017 & beyond: Tech

While some farmers are still a little leery of technology, or perhaps skeptical of its value for the money, more and more are turning to modern tech tools to streamline operations on their farms. In the process, they are discovering that even basic advancements like auto-steering, section control and GPS-optimized yield maps offer a good […]

By |January 26th, 2017|Corn, Soybeans, Youth|Comments Off on Tractor Tools for 2017 & beyond: Tech

Farming Trends and Tech to Watch in 2017

As we wrap up 2016 – a challenging year of drought conditions for some and flooding for others – it is natural to look ahead and ponder what may be different next year. While nothing beats the solid planning and application of hands-on experience that you bring to your farm, there are some advanced strategies, […]

By |December 19th, 2016|Soybeans, Youth|Comments Off on Farming Trends and Tech to Watch in 2017

9 Ways to Chill Out After a Long, Hot Day of Planting

Soy seed planting season is fully upon us, and everyone is working hard out in the hot, sunny fields. We thought you might enjoy a few suggestions to relax and chill out after a long day of planting:

Got a swimming pool? Jump on in! No? Set up a sprinkler in your backyard, and run through […]

By |May 8th, 2015|Soybeans, Youth|Comments Off on 9 Ways to Chill Out After a Long, Hot Day of Planting

5 Things I Learned in my First Year of Working in Agribusiness

Around this time last year I began my first full time job in agribusiness with a soybean company as their marketing communications coordinator. I had worked with the business and their advertising agency part time during my final year of post secondary education and loved it. I was thrilled to have been hired on full […]

By |March 23rd, 2015|Youth|Comments Off on 5 Things I Learned in my First Year of Working in Agribusiness

#Farm365…Follow a grower in his everyday life on Twitter!

Have you ever wondered what happens on a farm? What does a farmer do in his everyday routine?

And with social media today, a grower from Ontario is making it happen!

 

Indeed, Andrew Campbell, dairy farmer from Ontario, has decided to open his barn doors to the public by taking pictures of his daily life on the […]

By |January 9th, 2015|Youth|Comments Off on #Farm365…Follow a grower in his everyday life on Twitter!

The Future of Agriculture is Bright!

 On November 23rd and 24th, 2014, our marketing communications coordinator, Kelsey Banks, attended Ontario Young Farmers Forum as both an agriculture business professional and future farmer. At this conference Kelsey was able to network with other young farmers and agriculture business people while gaining knowledge about the opportunities and advancements in agriculture.
Here she talks about […]

By |November 28th, 2014|Youth|Comments Off on The Future of Agriculture is Bright!

A day in the life of a Summer Research Student at Sevita International…

Like most summer jobs, the summer research student position begins at the end of April and runs until you head back to school in September. Unlike other summer positions however, each day working at Sevita International is very different. Learn more about this great opportunity!

By |August 8th, 2014|Youth|Comments Off on A day in the life of a Summer Research Student at Sevita International…

Chapeau les filles…en agriculture!

Suite à l’édition 2014 du concours Chapeau les filles, 6 femmes ont été reconnues pour leur choix de poursuivre leur carrière en agriculture. Pour reconnaître ces dernières, veuillez lire l’article suivant du Bulletin des agriculteurs.

 

Le concours favorise la diversification des choix de carrière des jeunes femmes. Il s’adresse aux étudiantes en formation professionnelle au secondaire […]

By |July 25th, 2014|Youth|Comments Off on Chapeau les filles…en agriculture!

Top 3 Reasons Women are Essential to a Prosperous Agriculture Industry

This week in Calgary, Alberta, more than 300 women, working in agriculture, came together for the Advancing Women in Agriculture Leadership Conference. Its goal is to provide women with inspiration and new ideas. Working in an originally male oriented industry, they can learn more about their role in the industry and their impact.

 

Women are essential […]

By |May 2nd, 2014|Youth|Comments Off on Top 3 Reasons Women are Essential to a Prosperous Agriculture Industry

A young generation of farmers ready to take on Agriculture!

At the end of November 2013, PROSeeds Sevita International attended the Ontario Young Farmers Forum. At that event, we learned that the next generation of farmers in Ontario is energetic and ready to take on more responsibility. In February 2014, we had the opportunity to meet our young Ontario farmers at the Canadian Young Farmers […]

By |February 21st, 2014|Youth|Comments Off on A young generation of farmers ready to take on Agriculture!