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AFSC and Olds College partner to drive innovation in agriculture

Agriculture Financial Services Corporation (AFSC) and Olds College have created a formal partnership, which will drive innovation, provide technical solutions, and training opportunities for the agriculture and agri-food industry. As part of the agreement, AFSC will provide support for applied research activities on the Olds College Smart Farm that will drive innovation in agriculture.

“AFSC has a distinguished history in supporting and building Alberta’s agriculture sector, and Olds College is delighted to formally partner with AFSC as we work together on industry-driven applied research,” comments Patrick Machaeck, vice president, Development & Strategy, Olds College.

“Our Smart Ag Ecosystem is a fundamental asset for industry, researchers, faculty, and students, to develop and integrate technology and best practice. The Smart Farm gives us the opportunity to work closely with AFSC to provide technical solutions and training opportunities for the agriculture and agri-food industry — and develop solutions to real-world, everyday agricultural challenges.”

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