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Lyle Ruggles & Ag Minister Dreshen 2019

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 ...Read more


Foxtail barley plant in its prime

Weed Wisdom June 2020

Created May 28, 2020 | Category: Pest Management

Foxtail Barley (Hordeum jubatum L.) By Nicole Vincent and Charles Geddes In Alberta, foxtail ...Read more


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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 ...Read more


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 ...Read more


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 ...Read more


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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, ...Read more


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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 ...Read more


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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 ...Read more


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 ...Read more


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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 ...Read more


Newly loaned Side by Sides

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 ...Read more


Taber Seeding Feature

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 ...Read more


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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 ...Read more


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 ...Read more


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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 ...Read more


Grain Bags

On-Farm Recycling made easy

Created May 7, 2020 | Category: News Articles

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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 ...Read more


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 ...Read more


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 ...Read more


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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). ...Read more


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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 ...Read more


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 ...Read more


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 ...Read more


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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 ...Read more


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Weed Wisdom April 2020

Created April 6, 2020 | Category: Pest Management

Stinkweed (Thlaspi arvense L.) is an annual or winter annual herb most prevalent in ...Read more


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