GORMLEY - DR. GRANT DEVINE
A small company at Innovation Place at the U of S has designed an artificial intelligence that can sample grain going in or out of a bin at harvest in real time. Farmers typically use a scoop on a stick to get a pail of grain as a sample for their buyer, but they're often given a lower price due to the risk of using a single sample to represent thousands of bushels. Former Saskatchewan Premier Grant Devine sits on the U of S Board of Governors, and he's working to promote the VeriGrain system, saying it could reduce losses to producers across Saskatchewan and elsewhere in the world. Devine joins Gormley to discuss VeriGrain and why he thinks it could revolutionize grain sampling.