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Wheat Producers – We need your help!

Created August 20, 2021 | Category: Agronomy

Take part in an international, prairie‐wide project to generate baseline producer data on current ...Read more

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Soil Savvy – Biological Nitrogen Benefits

Created September 24, 2021 | Category: Agronomy

By Gurbir Dhillon Ph.D.  One of the major long-term goals of the sustainable farming ...Read more

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Variable Rate Irrigation

Created September 24, 2021 | Category: Agronomy

Soon, irrigation could see hands-off technology entering the market in southern Alberta. Together, with ...Read more

Lewis Baarda – Sharp as a quip

Created September 23, 2021 | Category: Farming Smarter

Spend a little time around Farming Smarter and you may experience an infamous Lewis ...Read more

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Don’t blow good neighbour relations

Created September 22, 2021 | Category: News Articles

By Madeleine Baerg Getting along with neighbours is important no matter where one lives. ...Read more

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Our Pulses are Perfectly Placed

Created September 17, 2021 | Category: Agronomy

We’ve kept a finger on the pulses, it’s time to get the results ready! ...Read more

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FMC Fall Herbicide Product Lineup; Versatile & Powerful

Created September 15, 2021 | Category: Agronomy

Meet the FMC herbicide all-star lineup for post-harvest weed control!   With harvest wrapping ...Read more

John Kolk – Agriculture Champion

Created September 13, 2021 | Category: News Articles

In southern Alberta, Farming Smarter Director John Kolk probably needs no introduction. Chances are ...Read more

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Soil Conductivity Project Almost Fully Charged

Created September 10, 2021 | Category: Agronomy

The EM38 Soil Conductivity project might spark an interest in changing your fertilizer habits. ...Read more

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Dollars blowing in the wind

Created September 8, 2021 | Category: Pest Management

by Kristi Cox There’s more to blowing soil than what (painfully) meets the eye. ...Read more

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Perfectly Placed Hemp

Created September 3, 2021 | Category: Agronomy

Our perfectly placed hemp harvest can’t come soon enough! While our Hemp Agronomy project ...Read more

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Wetlands Identification Just Got Easier

Created September 1, 2021 | Category: Industry

Identify wetlands on your land with the new Alberta Wetland Classification System Field Guide. ...Read more

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All About Alfalfa

Created August 27, 2021 | Category: Agronomy

Our alfalfa trials are almost ready for harvest. Let’s check in on them! Right ...Read more

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Economics of Agricultural Blow-Dirt

Created August 25, 2021 | Category: Farm Business Management

By Madeleine Baerg When the wind picks up and the sky turns grey with ...Read more

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Aphids in your cereals!?!?

Created August 24, 2021 | Category: Bug of the Month

Each year, aphids emerge in cereal crops in a fairly regular pattern in Western ...Read more

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Mike Gretzinger – Farming Smarter’s resident Character

Created August 24, 2021 | Category: field studies

B.Sc. Biochemistry, CCA, Pesticide Applicator If you’ve ever seen things exploding in an agriculture ...Read more

Nitrogen Uptake and Losses

Created August 23, 2021 | Category: Agronomy

Soil Savvy By Gurbir Dhillon Ph.D. To continue the conversation around soil nitrogen in ...Read more


Scouting Post-Harvest

Created August 18, 2021 | Category: Agronomy

Why scout for disease after harvest? Harvest means the end of the crops, but the ...Read more

Amber Kingcott

Ambert Kingcott – Show Her the Money!

Created August 16, 2021 | Category: Business

Should you have the chance to sit and talk with Amber Kingcott, her genuine ...Read more

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Hanging Out in the Hemp Field

Created August 13, 2021 | Category: Agronomy

Hemp agronomy research is blazing forward at Farming Smarter For the CHTA variety trials, ...Read more

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Yes, blowing soil breaks a law

Created August 11, 2021 | Category: News Articles

by Kristi Cox It’s not just a heartbreak to see soil blowing east across ...Read more

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It’s a Cover Up (Crop)!

Created August 6, 2021 | Category: Agronomy

Cover crops combat soil erosion while improving soil quality. Use of cover crops has ...Read more

Weed Seed Protectors

Created August 4, 2021 | Category: Farming Smarter

Way back Wednesday – Feb. 2019 By Dr. Charles Geddes As you sleep, tucked ...Read more


Durum Roll, Please!

Created July 30, 2021 | Category: Agronomy

Durum prices are rising, we’re here to help increase your yield! Last week, we ...Read more

Plot Hop 2021

Plot Hop a Hopping Success

Created July 28, 2021 | Category: Events

What a joy to be at a live field day! A day full of ...Read more

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