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Agribusiness

Precision agriculture is the future for the industry, and Alberta farmers and manufacturers are adopting technologies to grow new crops and significantly improve their products and processes. Calgary’s agribusiness sector is projected to be the fastest growing adopter of digital transformative technologies, increasing spend in digital transformation by 23 per cent from 2019 to 2022.

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Marlise Hunter

Business Development Manager, Agribusiness

Leading the Way

Agriculture has always been a staple of Calgary’s economy, and this sector continues to evolve thanks to innovative companies creating and applying leading-edge technologies.

Innovating the Industry

Post-secondary schools, along with specialized institutes, are leading the advancement of innovation and agri-tech for livestock, field crops, food processing and food safety.

Werklund School of Agriculture Technology

The Werklund School of Agriculture Technology will give students access to hands on, high-tech learning experiences through the Olds College Smart Farm, the Smart Ag Innovation Centre and the new agri-tech learning hub that is scheduled to open in fall 2022.

The School will offer students new agri-tech programs, including the Precision Agriculture – Techgronomy Diploma and Agriculture Technology Integration Post-Diploma Certificate.

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Werklund School of Agriculture Technology
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Marlise Hunter

Business Development Manager, Agribusiness

Office Phone: 403 617 4588

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