WeatherFarm is Canada’s largest weather network, with more than 1,000 stations across Western Canada. Beside offering real-time time temperature, wind and rainfall data and forecasts, WeatherFarm also provides farmers with management information such as forecasts for outbreaks of insects and disease.
WeatherFarm is run by an agricultural meteorology company, Weather Innovations Consulting LP (“WIN”). In addition to WeatherFarm, WIN specializes in providing turnkey, weather-based monitoring and modeling solutions to farmers the agriculture community, government, and researchers in Canada and overseas. Glacier Media Inc. (“GMI”) is a partner in WIN. Glacier Media Inc. is an information communications company focused on the provision of primary and essential information and related services through print, electronic and online media. It has a large presence in the Canadian community newspaper and agricultural information markets, including the Western Producer, Canadian Cattlemen, Country Guide, Grainews, Manitoba Co-operator and Alberta Farmer Express, Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show and Commodity News Service Canada.