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…

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…