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Video Releases August 10

Created August 10, 2020 | Category: News Articles

Match Nitrogen to plant needs

Created August 7, 2020 | Category: News Articles

Farming Smarter, in collaboration with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC), teamed up to discover Enhanced Efficiency Fertilizer options. This project researches rates and source of nitrogen fertilizers. In the first two years of this five-year project, they have noted nitrogen fertilizer form, rate, and placement/timing affect grain yield and protein. Two sites (Lethbridge & Scott) […]

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Two Learning Adventures next week

Created August 5, 2020 | Category: News Articles

Aug. 13 you can learn to Target Your Connection and, then, Aug. 15 you can come try them out at Open Farm Day! During this pandemic, a lot of people took up new things while they are stuck at home. Some explored baking, knitting or renovating, but how about meeting local food producers? Farming Smarter […]

Video Releases August 4

Created August 4, 2020 | Category: News Articles

Rotational study Plot Shot, weed seed managment, crop agronomy and grain storage.

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How ultra-early seeding can affect your crop

Created July 31, 2020 | Category: News Articles

Farming Smarter is looking into how planting seeds at earlier times may benefit plant growth, especially with the increase in temperature earlier in the year. Ultra-Early Seeding investigates the effects that global warming is having on plants and how planting seeds earlier may lengthen growing periods. Farming Smarter, in collaboration with Agricultural, Food and Nutritional […]

Farming Smarter tackles live streams

Created July 29, 2020 | Category: News Articles

Farming Smarter now offers people the option to attend events virtually. Covid – 19 forced the decision to go digital when Alberta Health Services lowered the number of people that were aloud to attend event. Farming Smarter still wanted to give every person an opportunity to attend events and access the information. Hosting live streamed […]

Bug of the Month

Created July 28, 2020 | Category: Bug of the Month

Bertha Armyworm Some bugs are cute, some are helpful, and some are creepy little pests. The Bertha Armyworm fits in the last category. This worm may be tiny, but the damage they can do to a crop can be gigantic. This little worm lives throughout Manitoba, Saskatchewan, the interior of British Columbia, and our very […]

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Video Releases July 27

Created July 27, 2020 | Category: News Articles

Every week, Farming Smarter releases videos on YouTube. Subscribe to our channel to keep up!

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Combat Kochia resistance

Created July 24, 2020 | Category: News Articles

Farming Smarter has a study on the best ways to combat herbicide resistant kochia. Kochia does extremely well in southern Alberta weather and is a very strong and problematic weed. Kochia grow faster rate than most weeds and may have more than one generation in a growing season. This makes it able to become resistant […]

RDAR- the New Decision Maker in Town

Created July 22, 2020 | Category: News Articles

The provincial government created the Results Driven Agriculture Research (RDAR) committee to direct Alberta’s agriculture research in a way that would help farmers, researchers, and the agriculture industry as a whole. Made up of people in the agriculture industry, RDAR will determine research priorities instead of having the government dictate these choices. Currently, the group […]

Video Releases July 20

Created July 20, 2020 | Category: News Articles

Life after neonic insecticides

Created July 17, 2020 | Category: News Articles

Canola growers will want to follow Farming Smarter’s research into effective ways to combat flea beetles on canola without the use of neonic pesticides.Neonic has been the pesticide of choice for many years because the seed treatment protects plants without the need of spraying as they mature.In recent years the Pest Management Regulatory Agency conducted […]

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New committee to tackle herbicide-resistant wild oats

Created July 15, 2020 | Category: News Articles

A newly formed committee plans to address herbicide-resistant wild oats and wants to engage landowners in finding new techniques and management. The Canadian Weed Science Society introduced the Resistant Wild Oat Action Committee (RWOAC). This committee formed after a request that the society have a committee that will “engage scientists, producers, and the agriculture industry […]

Video Releases July 13

Created July 13, 2020 | Category: News Articles

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Three-year biostimulant project begins

Created July 10, 2020 | Category: News Articles

Farming Smarter has a research project to study the impact of biostimulants on yields so they can provide unbiased information for farmers.   The project is funded by the Canadian Agricultural Partnership and Lethbridge College, the project is still in its first year but tests the different capabilities of various biostimulants to see if they provide benefits to farmers who want to use them.   In the agriculture industry biostimulants are microorganisms and biological substances that are used to […]

Get to know our Summer Crew!

Created July 8, 2020 | Category: News Articles

by Cassidy Langridge School’s out for the summer but that doesn’t mean that students stop learning. They just come to Farming Smarter, where they continue learning while also having a bit of fun. During the summer months, Farming Smarter enjoys energetic students that come work with us either in the office or out in the […]

Video Releases July 6

Created July 6, 2020 | Category: News Articles

Deep Banding Update

Created July 3, 2020 | Category: Agronomy

The Deep Banding Immobile Nutrients project is more than two-thirds of the way through and we have some preliminary observations. We’re in the third year of the project, working with peas, canola and wheat in three different locations in Alberta. Lethbridge, Vegreville and Falher each have their own crops with different soils (brown, black and […]

Video Releases June 29

Created June 29, 2020 | Category: News Articles

Spray Tips and Tricks

Created June 25, 2020 | Category: News Articles

For spraying, there are a few ways to get the best out of your application. The first tip is to use the biggest droplet size. The reason for this is mainly gravity. Bigger droplets are heavier and more likely to fall where you intended than smaller ones that the wind can carry away. Nozzle choice […]

Bug of the Month

Created June 24, 2020 | Category: Bug of the Month

Saltmarsh Caterpillar or Woolly Bear By Héctor Cárcamo and Vincent Hervet Hector I heard another report of damage to canola on Twitter #abbugchat recently in addition to a direct query Vince and I handled previously. It’s important to note that people see damage then find these caterpillars because they are easy to spot. However, their […]

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Video Releases June 22

Created June 22, 2020 | Category: News Articles

The EM38 Project

Created June 19, 2020 | Category: News Articles

Farmers rely on information sources to direct crop input decisions. However, many fail to account for soil characteristics and the variability of the weather. Once seeding is complete, farmers have few options to measure the real-time changes in crop input demands and spatial patterns in the field. This project evaluates the use of an EM38 […]

2020 UFA Community Grants Open

Created June 17, 2020 | Category: News Articles

Rural communities in Alberta can apply to a $100,000 grant program for projects that strengthen education, recreation and culture in their community. The UFA Rural Communities Foundation (RCF) opened this year’s program on Farmer’s Day, June 12, to applications from communities. “Farmer’s Day is a day to recognize farmers and their important work at home […]

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Video Releases June 15

Created June 15, 2020 | Category: News Articles

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Trapping Spores for Science

Created June 12, 2020 | Category: field studies

Farming Smarter begins testing a new product, Sporenado, to find if it’s effective at of trapping fungal spores as an early warning system for crop protection.  Approved in September of 2019 after the growing season, this year is the first round of onsite testing conducted by Farming Smarter. The project continues through until the end of the 2023 season.  The idea of this project is to place the Sporenado spore […]

Video Releases June 8

Created June 8, 2020 | Category: News Articles

Field Tested 2020 Up & Running

Created June 5, 2020 | Category: News Articles

Field Tested’s on-farm research program for 2020 is underway.  The program, now starting its third season, provides a research service that helps to evaluate products, practices and technologies in a field setting. The agriculture industry is enterprising and progressive, continually experimenting with better ways to produce crops. Once the commotion of field season begins, finding […]

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Auction buy a win for Smart Farmer

Created June 2, 2020 | Category: News Articles

Craig Walsh, a farmer from Foremost, AB, a Smart Farmer Subscriber and a past Farming Smarter Board member, knows a good deal when he sees one.  Canterra Seeds supports the 4H Southern Region auction every year at Farming Smarter’s Conference & Trade Show.  In 2019, they donated a $600 gift certificate towards the purchase of canola seed to the 4H auction. The gift card was […]

New Videos June 1, 2020

Created June 1, 2020 | Category: News Articles

Dianne Westerlund quickly covers pasture management just before the storm of the season broke above Medicine Hat last June. Plot Shot – Mike Gretzinger gives a quick overview of what the Deep Banding imobile nutrients project. Dr. Hector Carcamo, AAFC Researcher, talks about his research into flea beetle control.

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New ways to learn from Farming Smarter

Created May 29, 2020 | Category: News Articles

For some, the ability to walk a virtual tour, at a time of their choosing and without having to step foot off the farm opens a learning opportunity that did not exist before now.  Farming Smarter can see that communication technologies just keep opening new ways of learning and wants to make sure Alberta’s agriculture system […]

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Air quality really matters

Created May 27, 2020 | Category: News Articles

On a farm a loss of nitrogen, a valuable crop nutrient, can spell economic loss for any farmer. A way to find out if you are losing this nutrient is to look at all your farm inputs and outputs, including air emissions. Managing emissions can be a balancing act, but with the proper resources you […]

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Bug of the Month May 2020

Created May 26, 2020 | Category: Bug of the Month

Pea Leaf Weevil by Asha Wijerathna, The Pea leaf weevil, (Sitona lineatus) is an insect that feeds on leguminaceous plants. Adult pea leaf weevils feed on a variety of legumes such as alfalfa, soybean, lupin and lentil to a lesser extent, but is a major pest of field pea and faba bean. Pea leaf weevils can […]

New Farming Smarter Videos

Created May 25, 2020 | Category: News Articles

This week’s Farming Smarter’s uploads offer some more great information from Scott Meers and Bill Hamman. Watch later on our YouTube channel or dive right in below. Starting it off is a clip from our 2019 Cypress Field School, where Scott Meers warns landowners to watch for the growing grasshopper populations that may indicate a […]

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Clubroot Canine Project

Created May 22, 2020 | Category: News Articles

Listen to a Podcast with Mike Harding This novel idea came from Mike Harding, Plant Pathology research scientist with Alberta Agriculture in Brooks. Working with Bill Grimmer The project had four objectives:1. Select appropriate dogs for training2. Clinically train the animals to recognize the scent of clubroot galls, and alert the trainers to its presence.3. […]

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Alberta Government Steps In to Help Employers

Created May 21, 2020 | Category: News Articles

The Government of Alberta created a new agriculture training program to help support employers during the COVID-19 pandemic. The program is to offset costs for employers of COVID-19 safety and training. It covers the costs of personal protective equipment and means to remove of barriers and get Albertans working safely. The program provides up to […]

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Strip-Till vs. No Till

Created May 20, 2020 | Category: Agronomy

A New Farming Smarter Project After looking at the results from a previous study on precision planting canola, Farming Smarter decided to research the effectiveness of strip-till against traditional no-till seeding.  A strip tiller tills a small strip where the seed goes. The benefits of strip-till are it may lead to increased soil temperature, better seed to soil contact, less residue and fewer issues for the […]

Farming Smarter’s new video releases

Created May 19, 2020 | Category: News Articles

Farming Smarter recently uploaded a trio of videos. The first video on the list is an excellent presentation from Yvonne Lawley, a professor at the University of Manitoba, and Justin Duban, a southern Alberta Farmer as they discuss the topic of Cover Crops Next on our list is a Bio-stimulant Trial by Farming Smarter over […]

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2019 Regional Silage Trials

Created May 15, 2020 | Category: News Articles

The Regional Silage Trials results show how varieties of barley, oat, triticale and pulse mixtures grew in southern Alberta last year and which ones grew best. Applied research associations conduct variety trials at different sites across Alberta. The trials are in place to see which varieties will do best in the different Alberta regions. They […]

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Side-By-Sides For The Summer

Created May 14, 2020 | Category: News Articles

Farming Smarter summer students and staff get to physically distance and move quickly thanks to New Way Kubota. New Way provided two side-by-sides for use around the fields. These vehicles are 4-seater units equipped with dump beds. Research technicians use the vehicles to quickly move around the fields to get their work done. In other […]

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Farming Smarter Seeding

Created May 13, 2020 | Category: News Articles

Update: What We’ve Got in the Ground Farming Smarter has been busy seeding trials and projects with the work nearly complete. According to Ken Coles, Executive Director, Farming Smarter seeding is about 70% complete as of May 13.  Pulse crops (peas, beans), corn, canola and hemp are in the ground. There are still a few […]

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New Building Access for Farming Smarter

Created May 12, 2020 | Category: News Articles

Thanks to Lethbridge College, Farming Smarter’s head office now temporarily includes some classrooms, extra washrooms and more shop. Lethbridge College gave Farming Smarter access to the entire building on Hwy 512 (Jail Road) to give Farming Smarter room to safely operate through the COVID-19 pandemic. The three-component building was unused so Farming Smarter requested the […]

Walk Farming Smarter’s Fields From Home

Created May 11, 2020 | Category: News Articles

By Austin Van Amerongen with files from M. Baerg Lethbridge College and Farming Smarter teamed up to bring tours to people through new technology. Together, they are developing a series of 360-degree videos and virtual reality experiences in order to educate farmers about some of Farming Smarter’s ongoing research projects. This partnership feature predates the […]

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Precision Hemp Trials enter second year

Created May 8, 2020 | Category: News Articles

Farming Smarter continues its hemp research in 2020 by planting with a precision planter for the second year in a three year trial. Hemp has applications in grain for superfoods, fibers for renewable products and pharmaceuticals. The first trial we undertook was to determine the seeding rate by date. We took two varieties of the […]

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On-Farm Recycling made easy

Created May 7, 2020 | Category: News Articles

New Faces To FarmRite

Created May 6, 2020 | Category: News Articles

Battle River Research Group, Lakeland College, and Lethbridge College joined the FarmRite organization in order to lend their expertise to growing agricultural innovation. Olds College is in the process of coming on board as well. FarmRite is an organization born out of collaboration Alberta agricultural research groups with the goal to apply, adapt and adopt […]

Check Out Our New Podcasts!

Created May 5, 2020 | Category: News Articles

During this quarantine period, what better way to pass the time than with four Farming Smarter podcast episodes! You can find them on our website, SoundCloud or YouTube Channel! Dr. Claudia Sheedy and Farming Smarter teamed up to talk about building a biobed to manage pesticide rinsates on your farm. Farming Smarter has created two biobeds already, one […]

Farming Smarter summer event plans

Created May 3, 2020 | Category: Events

Working in small teams, Farming Smarter crews are well into seeding projects and plots to ensure multi-year projects stay on track and produce reliable results for our producers. Clearly, we can’t have in-person events this summer, so our extension team is expanding its knowledge and ability to bring you inter-active, live streamed events. We expect […]

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Cover Crops on the prairie

Created May 1, 2020 | Category: News Articles

by Mike Gretzinger We’re working on the rotational plots for Dr. Yvonne Lawley (UofManitoba). This trial is a 4-year fully phased rotational trial (each year has each part of the rotation sequence) looking at the effect of cover crops on viability, yield and soil health.  The rotations include a wheat-canola-wheat-canola, a wheat-canola-durum-pea, and an identical […]

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Weed Wisdom May 2020

Created April 30, 2020 | Category: News Articles

Absinth (Artemisia absinthium) By Brandon Barungan and Charles Geddes Artemisia absinthium is a large herbaceous perennial introduced from Europe and now grows in all provinces. Usually occurring on the edges of fields, dense enough populations will encroach pasture. It also goes by absinthe, absinth, and wormwood. Originally cultivated for the sage-like flavor, medicinal properties, and […]

A Few Thoughts on Manure Management

Created April 29, 2020 | Category: News Articles

By Frank Larney The use of manure is as old as agriculture itself and was an integral part of farming prior to the arrival of chemical fertilizers. However, in recent years,manure is often discussed as a problem, or a waste for disposal. Should it be? There’s nothing wrong with manure per se. It’s a really […]

Watch for early cutworms

Created April 28, 2020 | Category: Bug of the Month

By Hector Carcamo, Vincent Hervet and Bob Byers The earliest active cutworm species on the prairies is the early cutworm (Euxoa tristicula). It is a native species that had an outbreak in beet fields near Taber (around 1970 if I recall properly). Vincent Hervet Ph.D., Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, doesn’t believe that it has caused […]

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Build a Biobed for rinsate

Created April 27, 2020 | Category: News Articles

Biobed update – April 24, 2020 Farming Smarter wants individual farms across Alberta to build a pesticide rinsate biobed system. To facilitate this initiative, it built a mobile biobed on a trailer this winter to guide producers interested in assembling one on their farm. The mobile biobed is not a fully functional system to degrade […]

Agri-News March 30, 2020

Created March 30, 2020 | Category: News Articles

Ecosystem Services

Created March 20, 2020 | Category: News Articles

There may be hidden value or potential right at your feet in stewardship practices you already do or could incorporate with ease into your on-farm systems and create ecosystem service benefits. The concept of ecosystem services is fairly simple. Healthy soil grows healthy crops. Healthy forests produce clean air. Healthy watersheds provide clean water all […]

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Welcome Gurbir Dhillon

Created March 20, 2020 | Category: News Articles

Please help Farming Smarter welcome Gurbir Dhillon PhD as our resident soil scientist. He will design innovative research programs focused on improving the sustainability and productivity of crop systems especially in the south Alberta region. He will also study soil health and environmental services of agroecosystems. He will coordinate research grant applications for new programs […]

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Bug of the Month March 2020

Created March 20, 2020 | Category: Bug of the Month

Damsel Bug (Nabis alternatus) by Dr. Hector Carcamo The Damsel Bug is probably one of the most common predators, and therefore beneficial insects, we find in all crops. It can be abundant in fields and is a generalist predator that will eat whatever it can find and subdue. Jennifer Otani, AAFC, did a laboratory study […]

Agri-News March 9, 2020

Created March 9, 2020 | Category: News Articles

Agri-News March 2, 2020

Created March 2, 2020 | Category: News Articles

Farming Smarter, Lethbridge College sign long-term MOU

Created February 27, 2020 | Category: News Articles

Feb. 25, 2020 – The southern Alberta agriculture industry gained a powerful ally when two innovative organizations agreed to expand their mutually beneficial collaboration. Farming Smarter and Lethbridge College have long worked collaboratively on a wide variety of projects. Now, they formalized and expanded their partnership as they signed a 15-year “memorandum of understanding” (MOU). […]

Agri-News Feb. 24, 2020

Created February 24, 2020 | Category: News Articles

Agri-News Feb. 18, 2020

Created February 18, 2020 | Category: News Articles

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Water Literacy

Created February 14, 2020 | Category: News Articles

A Growing Need for Wetland Education in Alberta by Taylor Bujaczek, B.Sc., BIT Biologist Water literacy means having the ability to access knowledge to achieve safe drinking water, healthy aquatic ecosystems, and quality water supplies. According to a report released by the Alberta Water Council, water literacy is essential for Albertans because it promotes stewardship, […]

Bug of the Month Feb. 2020

Created February 13, 2020 | Category: Bug of the Month

No Valentine? No worries….if you’re an aphid By Haley Catton February is a month for Valentines for us humans, but many insects don’t have to worry about such a thing. Aphids are one pest in crop fields that can reproduce without mating. Females actually give birth to live offspring that are clones of themselves. This […]

Novel crop rotation study has novel results

Created February 13, 2020 | Category: field studies

Are you itching to try a novel crop in your rotations? Maybe a little something to boost profits in these turbulent market times? While Farming Smarter doesn’t have definitive answers from year two of its study, Research Manager Mike Gretzinger can offer some insights from the 2019 season. “To recap we had the following: Barley, […]

Agri-News Feb. 10, 2020

Created February 13, 2020 | Category: News Articles

Agri-News Feb. 3, 2020

Created February 3, 2020 | Category: News Articles

Agri-News Jan. 27, 2020

Created January 27, 2020 | Category: News Articles

Bug of the Month Jan. 2020

Created January 20, 2020 | Category: News Articles

Farming Smarter takes part in the Prairie Pest Monitoring Network http://prairiepestmonitoring.blogspot.com/  each year. Shelley Barkley, Insect Survey Technologist with Alberta Agriculture, shared the Lethbridge and Taber reports with us written by Scott Meers. LETHBRIDGE 2019 Summary We found no wheat midge larvae in any of the fields we surveyed in 2019 (3 dryland fields 3 […]

Agri-News Jan. 20, 2020

Created January 20, 2020 | Category: News Articles

This week in Agriculture

Voices from our fields!

Created January 13, 2020 | Category: News Articles

First 5 episodes! Listen Here Farming Smarter found another way to bring you information you can use on your farm! Check out our new podcast series on SoundCloud. We have four great interviews to start: Ryan Mercer on farmer-led research; Dr. Randy Kutcher on his FHB rotation study taking place at Farming Smarter; Yvonne Lawley […]

Agri-News Jan. 13,2020

Created January 13, 2020 | Category: News Articles

Weed Wisdom Dec. 2019

Created December 17, 2019 | Category: News Articles

Weed Wisdom Farming Smarter  and I dedicate this month’s Weed Wisdom to thanking Charles Geddes for working with us on this. We feel it’s important to keep our readers in the loop when it comes to weed issues in southern Alberta. It’s our way of offering maybe an early warning system or seasonal challenge coming […]

Help us be better!

Created December 16, 2019 | Category: News Articles

Farming Smarter believes in continuous improvement! If you attended or sponsored our December conference, we want to know your thoughts. Lots of the attendees filled out the conference evaluation before they left, but if you missed your chance, here are the links.

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Bug of the Month Dec. 2019

Created December 10, 2019 | Category: Bug of the Month

Reindeer Bot Fly Hypoderma tarandi By C. Lacombe I have a confession. I’m not as fond of bugs as the entomologists that enthusiastically contribute to this feature. Bug of the Month now has 3 years behind it, and I am eternally grateful to Dr. Hector Carcamo and his band of merry entomologists for the insights […]

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Agri-News Dec. 9, 2019

Created December 9, 2019 | Category: News Articles

Agri-News Dec. 2, 2019

Created December 2, 2019 | Category: News Articles

Agri-News Nov. 18, 2019

Created November 19, 2019 | Category: News Articles

Voices from our fields!

Created November 7, 2019 | Category: News Articles

First 4 episodes! Listen Here Farming Smarter found another way to bring you information you can use on your farm! Check out our new podcast series on SoundCloud. We have four great interviews to start: Ryan Mercer on farmer-led research; Dr. Randy Kutcher on his FHB rotation study taking place at Farming Smarter; Yvonne Lawley […]

Powering Your Profits

Created November 4, 2019 | Category: News Articles

Join an Alberta Canola Director and a lineup of guest speakers for a day of agronomy, marketing and management information. AirdrieJoin Alberta Canola Director Ian Chitwood for a day featuring agronomy, marketing and farm management information from a great line-up of expert speakers. Date: Tuesday, November 26, 2019 Time: 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM Location: Airdrie – Apple Creek Golf CourseRegister before November 19 […]

Agri-News Nov. 4 2019

Created November 4, 2019 | Category: News Articles

Canola Watch Oct. 30, 2019

Created October 31, 2019 | Category: News Articles

Wheat Initiative

Created October 24, 2019 | Category: News Articles

Agronomy Expert Working Group Seeks Farmer Input On Extension Grower survey will help shape the future of wheat extension tools Berlin, Germany, October 15, 2019. The Wheat Initiative’s – Agronomy expert Working Group is trying to better understand how knowledge mobilization and technology transfer tools can be adapted to meet regional needs in a digital […]

Bug of the Month

Created October 22, 2019 | Category: News Articles

Winter cutworm Kevin Floate reminds us that the winter cutworm is present on the prairies and larval feeding takes place during mild winter days (>= 7C).  It causes damage to alfalfa, rye, and winter wheat in the US; no reports of damage in Canada. It might be because the species is relatively new to Canada […]

Agri-News Oct. 21, 2019

Created October 21, 2019 | Category: News Articles

Grain Exchange Oct. 2019

Created October 21, 2019 | Category: News Articles

AgriNews Oct. 15, 2019

Created October 15, 2019 | Category: News Articles

Agri-News Oct. 7, 2019

Created October 8, 2019 | Category: News Articles

This week from Alberta Agriculture & Forestry

2024 Strategic Plan

Created October 7, 2019 | Category: News Articles

That’s our new mission statement in Farming Smarter’s new 5-year strategic plan. Hang on! I heard that groan; saw that eye drift onto something, anything else. Why oh why, does anyone write a strategic plan? And, more to the point, why would anyone read one? We wrote a new plan because we and our working […]

New Lethbridge College research chair

Created September 24, 2019 | Category: News Articles

Sept. 24, 2019 – Looking to support and augment southern Alberta’s agriculture industry, Lethbridge College has introduced its first applied research chair in Agricultural Engineering and Technology. Dr. Chandra Singh joins the college’s Centre for Applied Research, Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CARIE) as the latest stop in a distinguished professional and academic career. Dr. Singh’s work […]

Agri-News Sept. 23, 2019

Created September 23, 2019 | Category: News Articles

Canola Watch Sept. 19, 2019

Created September 19, 2019 | Category: Farming Tips

Three institutions combine to tackle Canadian agriculture challenges

Created September 17, 2019 | Category: Business

Sept. 17, 2019 – Three of Canada’s leading post-secondary agriculture institutions team up for a one-of-a-kind training opportunity and competition this weekend at Lethbridge College. McDalBridge brings together students from McGill University, Dalhousie University and Lethbridge College to create innovative solutions to Canadian agricultural challenges. The event will take place from Sept. 20 to 22. […]

Agri-News Sept. 16, 2019

Created September 16, 2019 | Category: News Articles

Bug of the Month Sept. 2019

Created September 16, 2019 | Category: Bug of the Month

Army Cutworm/Miller Moth with Hector Carcamo, AAFC Bob Byers mentioned that army cutworm is back from its mountain holiday in Banff and area. It is busy laying eggs in farmers’ fields that have lots of green plants like weeds, maybe also winter wheat. They over winter as pupae and emerge in early June. Most of […]

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The Growing Point 09 12 2019

Created September 12, 2019 | Category: News Articles

AgriNews Sept. 9 2019

Created September 11, 2019 | Category: News Articles

Canola Watch Sept. 5 2019

Created September 5, 2019 | Category: News Articles

Agri-News Sept. 3, 2019

Created September 5, 2019 | Category: News Articles

Canola Watch 08 28 2019

Created August 29, 2019 | Category: Grains

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