Premier's Award for Agri-Food Innovation Excellence


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2016 Regional Award Winner

FarmLead.com

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Alain Goubau and MPP Grant Crack

Alain Goubau and MPP Grant Crack

Grain trading can now be done online thanks to FarmLead.com. This online tool allows buyers and sellers to deal directly with each other. As a result, sellers earn more profit and buyers enjoy lower prices. An independent certifying body tests the grain, so customers know exactly what they're buying. Meanwhile, the 2,400 growers who are using the platform feel confident they're dealing with legitimate buyers - FarmLead.com accredits each business and ensures they are assessed by a credit rating agency. Launched in 2014, the site now employs eight full-time staff and has facilitated $25 million in grain deals.

 


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