Active AgriScience Inc is a leading provider of technologically advanced Biological & Chemical Seed Treatments, Foliar Plant Nutrition and Nitrogen Management that improve yield and decrease environmental impact. Our products and intellectual property benefit farmers throughout Australia, Europe and North America.
Active AgriScience was founded in 2013 by Dr. Ranil Waliwitiya, a UBC/Simon Fraser graduate, and his UBC Professor Dr. Andrew Riseman. The company continues its ties to the University of British Columbia by having its Biological & Chemical Research Laboratories and Greenhouse located on campus.
Our new Head Office is centrally located in Saskatoon, SK and supported by additional manufacturing in Charlottetown, PEI; Milwaukee, WI; and Waterloo, IA. Corporate Headquarters is based in New Westminster, BC. In the USA Active AgriScience products are manufactured under license by Hydrite Chemical Company of Brookfield, WI.
Ground-breaking research is conducted by 2 corporate laboratories, 4 Canadian & 2 American Universities combined with independent third-party verification of efficacy resulting in innovative products that allows growers to improve production, quality & profits while reducing the impact on the environment.
Active AgriScience has developed products for most farming and feeding methods to enhance every stage of crop growth. Whether you’re growing in a field, greenhouse, or orchard, we have a product suited for your needs.
Active AgriScience patented nitrogen stabilization technology inhibits both ammonia volatilization and nitrification, potentially reducing nitrogen loss from applied fertilizer by 95%.
We are a qualified team of leaders, technicians, chemists and biologists. We work closely together in an open-space environment to ensure clear communication and a smooth production process.
Ranil Waliwitiya, PhD
CEO, DIRECTOR RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT
As CEO and company founder, Ranil develops new and innovative fertilizer and plant growth enhancing technologies for the Canadian and international markets.
Andrew Riseman, PhD
SENIOR TECHNICAL CONSULTANT
Andrew Riseman is a major shareholder at Active AgriScience Inc. He has the knowledge and expertise required to support growers. He is also an Associate Professor of Applied Biology and Plant Breeding at the University of British Columbia (UBC).
MANAGER, MICROBIAL LABORATORY
In his role as manager of the microbial laboratory at Active AgriScience, Peter develops beneficial biofertilizers for commercial crops, and assists with R&D/product formulation.
With more than 30 years of leadership experience in a variety of industries including manufacturing, wholesale distribution, commercial property development and retail, Shannon is responsible for all business functions of Active AgriScience.
Jonathan Choboter, CPA, CGA
Jonathan is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) with a 15-year background in public practice accounting and the construction industry.
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