Smart farm proposal anchors Ottawa's bid for piece of $950M fund

By Matthew Kupfer, CBC News Ottawa, December 8, 2017

The City of Ottawa is pitching the idea of turning a parcel of land the National Capital Commission administers into a testbed for smart farming technology in a bid for federal innovation funding.

The parcel of land is bounded by West Hunt Club Road in the north and Fallowfield Road in the south, Greenbank Road in the west and Woodroffe Avenue in the east. It's located across the road from a Canadian Food Inspection Agency lab.

(...)Bruce Ringrose, head of sustainability and stakeholder relations for the company, said Ottawa companies can help figure out challenges with rural broadband and network connectivity.

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