Farming Smarter E-News

Sign Up For E-News

Get smarter - sign up to get Bug of the Month, Weed Wisdom, events & news

Recent news

From the field

Agri-News June 17, 2019

Created June 18, 2019 | Category: News Articles

...Read more


Bug of the Month June 2019

Created June 14, 2019 | Category: News Articles

Canola Flower Midge By Boyd A. Mori, PhDResearch Scientist Agriculture and Agri-Food CanadaSaskatoon Research ...Read more


Weed Wisdom June 2019

Created June 14, 2019 | Category: News Articles

Wild Oatby Charles Geddes Description and identification Wild oat is the second most abundant ...Read more


Agri-News June 10 2019

Created June 10, 2019 | Category: News Articles

...Read more


New Feed Testing Tools

Created May 30, 2019 | Category: News Articles

Beef Cattle Research Council (BCRC) When you don’t know the quality of feed on ...Read more


Bug of the Month

Created May 23, 2019 | Category: Bug of the Month

Wireworm Wireworm laying on Alberta soil. Photo: Haley Catton With information from Dr. Hector ...Read more


May 24 canola grower update

Created May 16, 2019 | Category: Events

Trade with China Join a phone call with Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau ...Read more


Prairie Pest Monitoring Network

Created May 2, 2019 | Category: Insects

April 27, 2019 Weekly Update Weekly Update (Apr 26, 2019; Wk 3) Otani, Giffen, ...Read more


Try a biobed for pesticide rinsate management

Created April 24, 2019 | Category: News Articles

Article information compiled by Kyle Stringam Biobeds offer a safe way to dispose of ...Read more


Bug of the Month April 2019

Created April 24, 2019 | Category: Bug of the Month

Glassy Cutworm glassy cutworm Photo: Joseph Berger, Bugwood.org Dr. Carcamo and Kevin Floate suggest ...Read more


Prairie Pest Monitoring Network Update 04 09 2019

Created April 9, 2019 | Category: News Articles

Happy Spring! We’re back for the 2019 growing season!   April’s information will focus on ...Read more


Students bring answers to agriculture industry

Created April 5, 2019 | Category: News Articles

The mission has one final task for Lethbridge College’s AgENTs. Students from the Agriculture ...Read more


Canola Watch April 4, 2019

Created April 4, 2019 | Category: News Articles

...Read more


Canola Watch March 28 2019

Created March 28, 2019 | Category: News Articles

...Read more


Weed Wisdom March 2019

Created March 27, 2019 | Category: Farming Tips

Consider cultural weed management by Dr. Charles Geddes As the snow begins to melt, ...Read more


Bug of the Month March 2019

Created March 27, 2019 | Category: Bug of the Month

Spiders are friends in the field by Prof. Dan Johnson, University of Lethbridge@DanJohnsonAB Natural ...Read more


Tuesday Video – Bruce Burnett

Created March 26, 2019 | Category: News Articles

2019 Global weather impacts on coming crop season ...Read more


Finding answers to agricultural plastic

Created March 25, 2019 | Category: Stewardship

Alberta took a step toward providing somewhere to ditch all that plastic. A pilot ...Read more


Agri-News March 11, 2019

Created March 11, 2019 | Category: News Articles

...Read more


Canola Watch March 6, 2019

Created March 6, 2019 | Category: News Articles

...Read more


Tuesday video – Haley Catton

Created March 6, 2019 | Category: Insects

Haley Catton of Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada gave an interactive presentation at WheatStalk 2018 ...Read more


Tuesday Video – Dr. Kevin Floate

Created February 26, 2019 | Category: Bug of the Month

Cutworms & Carnage Dr. Kevin Floate talks about cutworms in Alberta at Farming Smarter’s ...Read more


Agri-News Feb. 205, 2019

Created February 25, 2019 | Category: News Articles

...Read more


Weed Wisdom Feb. 2019

Created February 21, 2019 | Category: News Articles

Weed seed predators – weed management while you sleep by Dr. Charles Geddes As ...Read more


Bug of the Month – Bed Bugs

Created February 19, 2019 | Category: Bug of the Month

Eww! says Claudette By Dr. Hector Carcamo Bed bugs happen to anyone, anywhere. You ...Read more


Show Buttons
Hide Buttons