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Meet George Lubberts – Policy Wonk

Created April 10, 2021 | Category: Farming Smarter

George Lubberts, Farming Smarter vice president, is another organizational long hauler dating back to ...Read more


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Reclaim those Orphan Wells

Created April 9, 2021 | Category: News Articles

It’s time to reclaim orphan wells and other oil and gas infrastructure on your ...Read more


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Rotational study shows promise

Created April 7, 2021 | Category: Agronomy

Multi-site research focuses on ideal stubble for staple, novel crops By Trevor Bacque Farming ...Read more


Crop Recovery After Hail

Created April 2, 2021 | Category: field studies

Gauging crop recovery possibilities after a hail storm churns across the landscape is a ...Read more


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Southern Alberta wind event

Created March 31, 2021 | Category: News Articles

Southern Alberta saw one of those days when wind caused havock and fire last ...Read more


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Alberta Soil Benchmark Project

Created March 26, 2021 | Category: Fertility

In southern Alberta, contact: Trevor Deering There is an undeniable benefit to an Alberta soil ...Read more


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Call in a Wetland Professional

Created March 24, 2021 | Category: News Articles

By Eden Northcott, Aquality Environmental Consulting Ltd. Wetlands are complex and so are the ...Read more


Ryan Mercer

Meet Ryan Mercer – Mr. President

Created March 20, 2021 | Category: Business

Ryan Mercer, Farming Smarter Board President, sits on the board because he wants the ...Read more


Ken Coles OFD 2020

Ken Coles – Fearless Leader

Created March 19, 2021 | Category: Business

M.Sc. Environment and Management; B.Sc. Chemistry; P.Ag; CCA Over a decade ago, a small ...Read more


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Add a rinsate biobed

Created March 19, 2021 | Category: Farming Tips

Originally published March 2020 in Farming Smarter magazine by Kristi Cox Biobeds are a ...Read more


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Pale Green Weevil

Created March 16, 2021 | Category: Bug of the Month

March 2021 Bug of the Month – Polydrusus impressifrons It appears the Pale Green ...Read more


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What is soil health?

Created March 15, 2021 | Category: News Articles

Soil Savvy March 2021 By Gurbir Dhillon While the term soil health is quite ...Read more


Timothy Caulfield

Timothy Caulfield: Debunk Misinformation

Created March 12, 2021 | Category: News Articles

By: Natalie Noble Timothy Caulfield offered the Farming Smarter conference ways to debunk misinformation. ...Read more


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First elected RDAR board

Created March 10, 2021 | Category: News Articles

The Results Driven Agriculture Research (RDAR) organization elected its first board and replaced the ...Read more


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NSERC funds Strip Tillage/Planter project

Created March 5, 2021 | Category: News Articles

The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) of Canada approved a three-year grant to fund a ...Read more


Dock weed

Use whole toolbox on weeds

Created March 3, 2021 | Category: Agronomy

Waaay back Wednesday First published March 2010 in Farming Smarter magazine By Lee Hart ...Read more


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Farmer-Led Research Fallacy

Created February 26, 2021 | Category: Government

By Ken ColesFarming Smarter Executive Director Our community may face a farmer-led research fallacy ...Read more


Calling All CWRS Wheat Producers

Created February 24, 2021 | Category: Agronomy

Help identify key factors limiting CWRS yield potential  Take part in a prairie‐wide project ...Read more


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Soil Savvy Microbiome

Created February 19, 2021 | Category: News Articles

By Gurbir Dhillon Ph.D. The final segment on beneficial soil microorganisms looks at the ...Read more


Ken Coles strip tiller precision planter

Boost canola yields

Created February 19, 2021 | Category: Farming Smarter

Southern Alberta canola producers stand to benefit from a joint research project by Lethbridge ...Read more


Food Waste needs brilliant ideas

Created February 17, 2021 | Category: Government

Put your brilliant idea on paper and submit it to the second round of ...Read more


Kochia plant

Rallying against kochia resistance

Created February 12, 2021 | Category: Agronomy

This article originally appeared in the 2018 Fall Edition of Farming Smarter magazine. By ...Read more


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Biostimulants Year-One stimulating

Created February 10, 2021 | Category: Restricted Content

Biostimulants are a relatively new class of crop additive that suggests they can help grow healthier, ...Read more


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Rotary Agriculture Scholarship for southern Alberta

Created January 27, 2021 | Category: Business

Take part in the success of the Rotary Agriculture Scholarship that helps local young ...Read more


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Open Farm Days is about community

Created January 22, 2021 | Category: Events

Farming Smarter first took part in Open Farm Days in 2016 and its event ...Read more


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