New App Provides Connected Expertise, Confidence for Growers

By Mike Lessiter posted on February 11, 2022 | Posted in Precision Ag, No-Till Farming 101 A new app backed by AGvisorPRO CEO and Co-Founder Rob Saik promises to give no-tillers confidence in their decision-making by tapping into a number of experts. “You can read publications like No-Till Farmer, you can go to conferences, you can go to field days and you can work…

Shoot for the Stars

Reported by Natalie Noble (Farming For Tomorrow) on Feb 28, 2022 Olds College’s priority to advance agriculture and technology together align well with Saik’s lifelong drive to generate progress in the industry he loves. “I believe this industry is desperate for farm technology integrators,” says Saik. “Olds College has really stepped up to the plate…

Serial Ag Entrepreneur and Author Creates New Student Awards at Olds College

Reported by Olds College A huge thank you to Robert Saik who recently donated $100,000 to Olds College to create an endowment fund for the Robert Saik AgTech Awards – two $2,500 scholarships per year supporting students from urban areas enrolled in the Agriculture Technology programs at #OldsCollege. “Technology, robotics, artificial intelligence and machine learning…

Address to the FAO_UN Committee for World Food Security

Robert Saik’s address to the FAO_UN Committee for World Food Security at the High-Level Special Event, Rome (Virtually), Oct 15, 2020 Honorable delegates – greetings from the Private Sector Mechanism on this Rural Woman’s Day. COVID 19 creates an opportunity for the public and private sectors to work together in new ways to address global…

As Presented to Canadian Deputy Ministers of Agriculture

On January 23rd I had an opportunity to present my thoughts on opportunities and challenges facing Canadian Agriculture to ALL the Deputy Ministers of Agriculture. I am not sure how I was chosen for this honour, however, I felt obliged to do a good job. Here are the issues I chose to present. BTW…no one…

Tips From The Top: Build Your Own Brand

Since this article was released, AGRI-TREND has been acquired by Trimble with Rob Saik working with the Trimble team as Global Business Development, extending AGRI-TREND internationally. Rob has been a part of the entrepreneur coaching program, Strategic Coach for 24 years now. Secrets to success from extraordinary entrepreneurs, Part 4 by The Strategic Coach Team…

View From The Top: Robert Saik

Reported by Nate Birt (AGWEB Powered by Farm Journal) Background:  Born on a farm in Alberta, Canada, Robert Saik (robertsaik.com) studied agronomy and ag economics at university and went on to specialize in soil chemistry, plant physiology and crop nutrition. He built two independent fertilizer retailers in his 20s and in 1997 founded AGRI-TREND, a…

TOP TWENTY GMO FAQs – by the Robert(s)

By: Robert Saik, Professional Agrologist, Certified Agricultural Consultant, CEO Agri-Trend Inc., Executive Producer of KNOW GMO the MOVIE RSaik@AGRI-TREND.com and, Robert Wager, M.Sc  Biology Dept Vancouver Island University Robert.Wager@viu.ca What is a GMO? It stands for Genetically Modified Organism It is generally used incorrectly because most of our food has been Genetically Modified by one breeding…