Primary Sponsor

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The PastureTech.com satellite and hydrology projects were made possible through Government of Canada funding under Growing Forward 2‘s AgriRisk Initiatives (ARI) program.

Secondary Sponsors


The Alberta Federation of  Agriculture (AFA) is Alberta’s largest producer funded general farm organization. It is an organization comprised of farmers, ranchers, and agricultural enterprises that wish to have a voice in shaping the future of farming operations.

The AFA is a proud sponsor of the PastureTech.com hydrology project.


The Canadian Cattlemen’s Association (CCA) is the national voice of Canada’s 68,500 beef farms and feedlots. Founded by producers and led by a producer-elected board of directors, CCA works to address issues that concern Canada’s beef producers.

The CCA is a proud sponsor of the PastureTech.com satellite project.

Key Contributor


Thank you to Agriculture Financial Services Corporation (AFSC) for providing much of the equipment used in our satellite project, as well as offering expertise and access to NDVI information.

AFSC is a provincial Crown corporation with a private sector Board of Directors that provides farmers, agribusinesses and other small businesses loans, crop insurance and farm income disaster assistance.



Aquanty Inc., a hydrological science and research spin-off company from the University of Waterloo, was founded in 2012 by the key developers of HydroGeoSphere™. We provide cutting edge hydrogeological computer modelling software and services across a broad base of industrial sectors. Our flagship platform, HydroGeoSphere™, is a class leader in fully-integrated three-dimensional surface/subsurface modelling. Aquanty’s scientists are the principal developers of HydroGeoSphere™ and are recognized as leading international experts in integrated climate/surface/subsurface modelling, as well as the development of custom, very advanced, numerical models.


For more than a decade, DYMAC Risk Management Solutions, Ltd. has been providing independent firms and government agencies around the world with the guidance required to establish and refine agriculture insurance programs. For more information about DYMAC services, contact Richard McConnell.

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Truer Words Desktop Publishing Inc. has been providing editorial consultation and writing expertise for researchers and insurance providers within the agriculture industry since 2006.


Research and statistical analysis provided in part by Tom Crozier, Insurance Specialist of JSM Risk Management Consulting Inc.