Telus launches agriculture division

With background in the healthcare space, Telus Corporation sees opportunities in agriculture to “connect the dots” with connected technology. Earlier in November, it announced a new business unit called Telus Agriculture, acting on the view that agriculture is on the cusp of digitization and connection.  

 

The news release says: “From farm to fork, by digitizing the entire value chain and linking these technologies together for the first time, we will facilitate a secure exchange of information to allow farmers and ranchers, agri-business organizations, the agri-food industry and the consumer to make smarter decisions. Importantly, we are striving to provide innovative solutions to advance the agriculture sector on a worldwide basis, whilst positioning Canada as a preferred global supplier of safe, sustainable food.”

 

At launch, the acquired companies include:

 

-  AFS Technologies - Florida, U.S. - Comprised of AFS, Exceedra and Ignition, a global leader in supply chain management, and sales and distribution

 

-  AGIntegrated - Pennsylvania, U.S. - Seamless API integration 

 

-  Agrian - California, U.S. - Unified management platform for precision, agronomy, sustainability, analytics, and compliance

 

-  Decisive Farming - Alberta, Canada - Precision agronomy and farm management expertise

 

-  Farm At Hand - British Columbia, Canada - Simplified farm management software

 

-  Muddy Boots - Ross-on-Wye, United Kingdom - Farm-to-food traceability and supply chain management 

 

-  TKXS - North Carolina, U.S. - Custom data and program management

 

For more insight, listen to RealAgriculture.com interview with   https://bit.ly/3moyQSw

 

Source:  Telus Corporation November 12, 2020 news release

 

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