Innovation Farms

Digital agriculture innovation on a full-scale farm

We provide innovators across industry and academia access to leading-edge equipment, technology, and production practices in order to:

  • enable farmer-centric innovation;

  • advance sustainable technologies and techniques;

  • increase digital agriculture skills and knowledge.

    Download our Innovation Farms brochure to learn more.

Learn how we empower people to succeed and advance technology on a 5,500 acre fully-sensored seed farm

We showcase agtech demonstrations

With access to multiple years of historical data and on-farm trials, EMILI is able to demonstrate the productivity of commercialized technologies to empower farmers and others along the value chain to adopt and fully deploy digital tools.

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We test and validate agtech solutions

EMILI tests and validates new technologies in a commercial farm setting to demonstrate whether or not they can effectively solve prairie issues at a prairie scale, bringing new innovations from pre-commercial to market.

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We share data and insights

EMILI shares data and insights to optimize decision-making, increase skills and knowledge, and expand the development and adoption of ag-tech tools for economic and environmental sustainability across the Prairies.

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The following stories highlight the activities taking place on Innovation Farms. For more information, see an archive of past activities and view all Innovation Farms news.

Collaborate with us

The continued success of Canadian agriculture relies on its ability to adopt new technology, attract a skilled and diverse labour force, and embrace sustainability. Working together, we can increase the integration of intelligent technologies, empower people with digital skills, support start-ups to grow in the prairies, and accelerate Canada's growth as a leader in digital agriculture. Email to learn about ongoing projects and partnership opportunities.

Thank you to the following organizations for their ongoing support: