AgTechSteam

Code Product Review

Starting the post off, Best Buy Geek Squad Quick Activities, these are fairly short and simple, but can offer significant challenge to those who have little experience, it has small modules dedicated to specific things like photography, HTML, binary. It’s a great way to sample lots of different things to...

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Building for Fun

This weekend for #STEAMSunday we built a tensegrity structure from Lego. What’s that you ask? Check it out here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tensegrity There are some really cool ways to build these structures, the easiest for you at home might be using Lego. We learned you need strong and stiff beams so the...

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Super AgENT

Ever want to be an agent for change, or maybe an agent for fun? How about an AgENT instead? I had the opportunity to join my friend Alexi, his colleagues and students and two other speakers for an AgENT evening at Lethbridge College a couple of weeks ago.   First of...

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Working on something new…

Finished by Bugs 101 – what a great course! You should take it. For real. Well done U of A! Went to the Emerging Agriculture Hackathon in January (seems so long ago) and had a GREAT time with my hack-partner Megan. Got to see lots of folks (Jon from FCC,...

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Growing the Future Podcast

Back in August at the Ag Smart show in Olds I got to chat with Terry Aberhart for the Growing the Future Podcast! What a great time we had talking about farming, the future and ag tech. And exciting news will be coming soon for Ag Tech STEAM! This is...

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What’s going on?

We had such a GREAT time at Ag Smart Olds – made some awesome connections, saw old friends and made new ones. And of course saw DOT. And shared about Mini DOT 2.0 and Ag Tech Steam. It is almost back to school for most of my friends, and we...

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Are you ready for Ag Smart Olds?

So excited that we are set up and ready for the Ag Smart Show in Olds for the next two days. Hopefully you can stop by and see all the amazing things Mini DOT 2.0 has to show you…she has her seeder and her sprayer and two new things that...

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Ag In Motion 2019

What’s going on? We had a GREAT time at Ag in Motion last week in Saskatoon. Mini DOT 2.0 did really well, she even ran on the grass without issue! Everyone loved seeing her (thanks DOT for letting me show her off at your Demonstration!). We are going to be...

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Bugs 101

Entomology, the quintessential study of agriculture and agronomy, if it weren’t for the people that study insects, we would probably not have as many crops as we do today and many people would be hungry. Good thing we have courses like the one i am doing on www.coursera.org, it is...

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Intelligent Systems & Robotics

What would be worth skipping school for? An Intelligent Systems and Robotics Seminar! (put on by the amazing folks at ACAMP (Advanced Technology Development Group). Maybe not your typical ‘Mom approved’ skip worthy event but in our house it most definitely was! Hey guys, back at it again! Getting ready...

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Friday STEAM

Long long weekend! Our farm guys, my Dad included, are doing their best to get #plant19 done, and acres in before it rains. Me – I’ve been doing some fun STEAM things. Like working on my Mini DOT 2.0 which will make her debut this summer at #AgInMotion and will...

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Ag Tech STEAM

In January we joined the amazing folks at the Emerging Agriculture Hackathon in Saskatoon. We pitched. We worked. We presented. We won. Wait what…we won? Yes we did! https://www.emergingagriculture.org/2019-results So now we launch! Welcome to Ag Tech STEAM. We will be sharing awesome curated content and some we’ve developed ourselves....

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