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101 Most Innovative Canada Based Farming Companies & Startups

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This article showcases our top picks for the best Canada based Farming companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Farming industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top Canada Farming Startups

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.

Vive Crop Protection

Vive Crop Protection

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Vive Crop Protection is an agritech company that makes effective and sustainable pesticides for organic and non-organic production.

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Semios is an all-in-one crop management platform for tree fruit, nuts, and vines.

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Farmers Edge

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Farmers Edge digitizes farms with proprietary technological innovations, spanning connected field sensors, cloud-based software, & services.

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Fieldless Farms

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Fieldless farms is an Agri business which uses innovative indoor farming technology to produce greens.

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FarmLead

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FarmLead is North America’s grain marketplace. Changing the way farmers sell grain.

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Entomo Farms

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An Ontario company that’s North America’s largest farmer of insects for human consumption.

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Sollio Cooperative Group

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La Coop fédérée is an agri-food federation of cooperatives that represent agricultural producers and consumers.

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Verge Ag

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Verge provides information technology services for farming.

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Lucent BioSciences

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Lucent BioSciences is a Vancouver-based AgTech start-up driven by accelerating the transition of agriculture to sustainability.

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Village Farms International

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Village Farms International operates a vertically integrated greenhouse growers in North America.

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Elevate Farms

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Elevate Farms grow locally, sustainable, zero pesticides greens that are blockchain tracked from seed to sale in proprietary.

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Nexus Robotics Inc

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Nexus is developing a robot that can pull weeds out of vegetable crops.

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Ecoation Innovative Solutions

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For greenhouse growers of high value crops, Ecoation Innovation Solutions provides the earliest possible detection of pests

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OneCup AI

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OneCup uses Computer Vision to identify livestock, effectively Face ID for animals – we then track health, growth, activity, and phenotypes.

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The Flowr Corporation

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The Flowr Corporation is a vertically-integrated cannabis company that cultivates better people, plants, and products.

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Avivagen

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Avivagen is developing and commercializing products

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Decisive Farming

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Decisive Farming provides information technology solutions for farming industry in Western Canada.

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AGvisorPRO

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Mobile Platform, 2-sided marketplace, SaaS

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TruLeaf

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TruLeaf Smart Plant Systems® are an innovative technology that leverages multi-level farming for biomedical and food markets.

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AgriFORCE

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AgriFORCE develops technologies and solutions to improve sustainable farming.

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Future Farm

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Future Farm Provides Supply of Plant-Based Foods.

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Canadian Agri-Food Automation and Intelligence Network (CAAIN)

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Canadian Agri-Food Automation and Intelligence Network (CAAIN) is a agri food network.

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Ferme d’hiver

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Ferme d’hiver is developing a complete Agro Tech solution including cultivars, recipes, software and clean room automation.

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Body and Mind

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Body and Mind is a producer of cannabis that is lab-tested to ensure it is potent and free of contaminants.

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Cultivatd

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Cultivatd services have been designed to identify, and address all indoor farming needs.

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Three Farmers

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Crunchy Roasted Chickpeas – The ultimate healthy snack and topper.

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Pontus Protein

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Pontus specializes in highly scalable indoor vertical farming of water lentils that use 95 percent less water than traditional agriculture.

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VineView

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VineView provides grape growers with specialized aerial data solutions developed specifically for the complexities of vineyards.

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NeuPeak Robotics

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NeuPeak Robotics is an AI and robotics company that develops autonomous robots replacing dexterity intensive farm labor.

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Hempco

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Hempco is provider of premier hemp seed foods.

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FreshSpoke

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FreshSpoke platform gives wholesale food buyers the ability to buy direct from local suppliers and delivering using the excess capacity.

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API Labs

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API Labs is a company looking to create a vertically integrated poppy industry .

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Cooke

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Cooke is a group of companies that focus on the business of integrated aquaculture.

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Maritime Gourmet Mushrooms

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Maritime Gourmet Mushrooms is a mushrooms farming company that provide fresh, healthy food.

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Satellite Farms

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Next generation indoor farming

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Genuine Tea

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Genuine Tea is Canada’s Farm to Cup Tea Company.

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KSM

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KSM is a company whose mission is the production of fertilizers

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SoilReader

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SoilReader is a patented new technology that uses a coulter to bring a spectrometer to the soil, instead of the soil to the spectrometer.

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Harvest Urban Farms

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An urban agriculture company changing the way communities around the world grow fresh fruit, herbs and vegetables.

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Flokk Systems

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Flokk is a agriculture company that provides systems for beef herd management and traceability reporting.

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Ortaliza Urban Farms

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Ortaliza Urban Farms is a provider of farm fresh, local food, should be accessible and easily available to all.

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Growcer

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Growcer is a manufacturer of modular plug-and-play hydroponic systems to enable food production.

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Local Line

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Local Line is an operating system for the world’s 500m small & mid sized polyculture farms.

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Farm Credit Canada

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Farm Credit Canada is a Canada’s leading agriculture lender.

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Replenish Nutrients

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Replenish Nutrients is a manufacturing company engaged in the production of regenerative fertilizer for sustainable agriculture systems.

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Plasma Agricultural Solutions

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Plasma Agricultural Solutions develops treatments that improve seed health and quality.

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Entosystem

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Entosystem uses innovative insect farming technologies to position themselves as a dominant player in the circular agriculture economy.

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Red Sun Farms

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Red Sun Farms provides non-GMO, greenhouse grown vegetables such as tomatoes, seedless cucumbers, sweet bell peppers, and mini eggplants.

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Brownstone Resources

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Brownstone resources is a farmland and mineral acquisition and holding company.

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Colibrí

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Colibrí operates as a rural farming data platform that provides information on fields and crops.

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Farm Bound

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Farm Bound offers local and organic food delivery.

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Pure Life Carbon

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Pure Life Carbon is an AgTech business specializing in advanced carbon products for the agricultural industry.

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Chudleigh’s Entertainment Farm

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Chudleigh’s is an entertainment farming and food making in Ontario.

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Ceragen

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Ceragen is a biotechnology company that aims to help farmers increase their crop yields through plant microbiome engineering.

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Mary Agrotechnologies

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Empowering the world to grow what they want, when they want, where they want.

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The Little Potato

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The Little Potato is a food processing firm that grows, sells and supplies creamer potatoes.

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Tronia

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Tronia is a computer software company that specializes in the fields of software support, agriculture, ag-retail, and training.

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Sunset Ventures

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Sunset Ventures provides a complete range of custom-based fertilizer spreading, seed cleaning, and treating services.

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Standard Nutrition

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Standard Nutrition is a farming company offering research and nutritional products.

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PRT

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PRT is North America’s largest producer of container-grown forest seedlings.

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Sustainitech

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Sustainitech is an agri-tech company that develops controlled environment agriculture facilities.

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Sulvaris

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Sulvaris creates proprietary technology that remodels industrial co-products into environmentally pleasant fertilizer products.

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Cavendish Farms

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Cavendish Farms is a brand that deals with farming, food services and its online supply.

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Cultovo

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Cultovo helps develop climate insurance products that provide affordable protection from changing climatic events in agriculture industry.

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Verdient Foods

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Verdient Foods offers value-added processing of extracting proteins, starches and fibres.

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RAS Technologies

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Patented, revolutionary, indoor, land-based aquaculture commercial production technology with an initial focus on Pacific White Shrimp.

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United Farmers of Alberta Co-operative

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United Farmers of Alberta Co-operative provides farming, agriculture, fuels, buildings, co-operative, finance, and leasing services.

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ZipGrow

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ZipGrow creates and installs the world’s most widely used vertical farming technology.

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Farmers of North America

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FNA is a Canada-based business alliance of farmers dedicated to maximizing farm profitability.

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Waterpoint Lane

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Focused on growth-stage businesses that focus on and promote sustainable practices throughout the food supply chain

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Bio Agri Mix

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Medicated feed additives for livestock farmers in Canada

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TerraLink

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TerraLink is a manufacturer and distributor of fertilizer, seed and crop protection products.

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Spornado

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Spornado is an early alert system for crop disease that detects disease in the field.

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Valmetal Group

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Valmetal Group manufactures equipment for feeding animals and manure handling.

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VeriGrain

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VeriGrain creates a digital record for tracking quality and quantity and automates grain sampling and data management system.

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Creative Protein Solutions

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Creative Protein Solutions is a real-time portable diagnostic technology, with a current focus on diagnosing farm animal diseases.

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Botaneco

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Botaneco is a manufacturer and distributor of innovative oleosome-based ingredients for the personal care.

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Windset Farms

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Windset Farms vegetable production company that produces peppers, cucumbers, tomatoes, lettuce, and specialty items.

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Hub International Equipment

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Hub International Equipment operates as a farming equipment retailer that offers new and used tools, parts, and related services.

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LEON Mfg. Company

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LEON Mfg. Company manufactures material handling equipment for the construction and farming industry.

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Highline Manufacturing

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Highline Manufacturing is involved in the design, manufacture and distribution of farm equipment with a focus on reliability and quality.

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My Fungi

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My Fungi specializes in producing high quality Mushrooms in Fresh, Dried and Extracted forms

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Monsanto Company

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Monsanto is an agricultural company working with others to address the world’s food challenges and sustain the environment.

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Nutrinor Cooperative

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Nutrinor is one of the leading food co-ops in the Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean region

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SynAgri

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Synagri is a crop input marketing company. It offers a full range of crop protection products as well as a wide range of seed products.

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La Financière agricole du Québec

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La Financière agricole inc. uses development capital to support the growth of the agricultural and agri-food sectors.

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SECAN

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SECAN is a privately held company that distribute dominant varieties of wheat, soybeans, barley, oats, flax and forages.

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NutriGroupe

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Groupe Nutri is a Canadian leader in the classification, processing and marketing of eggs and derived products.

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Agrium

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Agrium Advanced Technologies produces plant nutrition products.

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Providence Grain Solutions

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Providence Grain Solutions offers grain drying, storage, off-farm pickups, specialized marketing services, hedging, futures, and options.

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New Maple Holdings

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Diversified cannabis holdings company that has access to over 1.5 million square feet of production space spread over 3 strategic locations.

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Hoshi International

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Hoshi International engages in the cultivation, distribution, manufacturing, and processing of cannabis products.

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Sylvite Holdings Inc.

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Sylvite Holdings Inc. is an independently owned, vertically integrated agricultural supply company.

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AgriMall.com

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AgriMall.com is the host of the largest, most diverse database of Horses, Cattle, Farm Equipment and Heavy Industrial Machinery.

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Acadian Plant Health

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Acadian Plant Health offers innovative crop care solutions that improve plant health, growth and development.

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Sunrise Farms

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Sunrise Farms is a group of companies with a primary focus on the poultry industry & further processing & distribution of products globally.

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Sensi Brands

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Sensi Brands is a cultivation organization that produces and distributes a wide range of cannabis products, extracts, and accessories.

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Karma Extracts

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Karma Extracts is a cultivation facility focused on producing of hemp-derived CBD products and cannabis flower.

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Bonnefield Financial

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Bonnefield is a farmland investment manager and property management firm.

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BrettYoung

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BrettYoung engaged is a producer and wholesaler of forage seed, turf seed, contract seed, professional turf and reclamation.

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Groupe Anderson inc

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Anderson uses innovative design to build reliable high quality farm equipment

Written by Mark Smith

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