The 10 most popular innovation stories of 2015

2991-AgInnovation-Logo-avatarBy Lilian Schaer for AgInnovation Ontario

Guelph – As we get ready to bid 2015 good-bye, we thought we would take a look back at the many stories we’ve covered this year. All are focused on food and farming, on Ontario, and on innovation.

We’ve met some fascinating people over the last 12 months and covered some great innovations. Of course we loved them all, but here are the ones that resonated with you the most – our top 10 most popular agricultural innovation stories of 2015.

(By the way, our French-speaking readers have slightly different preferences – click here for our most popular French language stories).

  1. Wearable device lets horses communicate with people
  2. Haskap berry new crop opportunity for northern farmers, communities
  3. Carleton profs developing smart fertilizer that deploys only when plants tell it to
  4. Online local food marketplace links farmers and chefs
  5. Ontario-made maple sap drink a global winner
  6. Ontario-built robot system could automate mushroom picking
  7. “Beer nerds” and Guelph prof develop first-ever Ontario liquid brewer’s yeast
  8. Fresh Ontario grapes at Christmas could soon be a reality, research shows
  9. Ontario-grown quinoa close to commercialization
  10. Tobacco plants to fight Ebola, nerve gas exposure