1 2 3 4 5 6 7 
Thursday, June 1, 2023

Western Grains Research Foundation released research results that help them "tackle widespread agronomic challenges" in the Integrated Crop Agronomy Cluster (Cluster) summary report offers a sampling of the projects and successes from the initiative.

Friday, May 26, 2023

Farming Smarter draws summer students from a variety of backgrounds, education and experience. This year, three in particular piqued our interest about what attracted them to Farming Smarter.

Friday, May 19, 2023

Come hear Dr. Kelly Turkington, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC), June 15 in a masterclass on when and how to best scout and ID plant pathogens at the Farming Smarter Field School

Wednesday, May 17, 2023

Join a Farming Smarter event this summer and explore the latest advancements and practices in crop production through small plot and field scale research projects while connecting with fellow farmers and stakeholders in the agricultural community.

Friday, May 12, 2023

Our Field Tested team wrapped up their Precision Planting project - a field-scale adaptation of our Agronomy Research team's small plot research testing precision planters to air drill seeders.

Wednesday, May 3, 2023

Welcome to season 2023 in the fields with a new website to explore at Farming Smarter!

Wednesday, April 26, 2023

Farming Smarter has a key focus this year on soil conservation and its teams will work together to develop innovative solutions to address soil erosion in agriculture.

Wednesday, April 5, 2023

Our resident soil scientist, Dr. Gurbir Singh Dhillon, attended the Soil Health Workshop - 2023, hosted by Alberta Land Institute at the University of Alberta in March.

Wednesday, March 22, 2023

This Wayback Wednesday demonstrates a new way to manage pests in your field, with arts & crafts from our 2013 Field School!

Friday, March 17, 2023

Farming Smarter is researching soil health initiatives, with support and funding from Weston Family Foundation's Saving Soils Program and RBC's Tech for Nature grant, we will explore cover crops and roller crimping in southern Alberta.

Wednesday, March 1, 2023

Southern Alberta has a new research scientist in environmental chemistry focused on studying how agriculturally-related chemicals react and move in the environment.

Wednesday, March 1, 2023

Take advantage of fantastic learning opportunities this year with our outstanding summer events. We have two new opportunities for southern Alberta professionals to increase agriculture knowledge through.

Wednesday, February 22, 2023

Weston Family Foundation supports Farming Smarter soil health research  Southern Alberta crop producers will benefit from a generous Weston Family Foundation grant for its Saving Soils Program.

Saturday, February 11, 2023

Farming Smarter works to advance agriculture by empowering and inspiring innovation. This isn't always about doing what's best for the soil and crops, though. It's also about empowering and inspiring the right people.

Friday, February 3, 2023

In 2022, Alberta farmers were struck by the news of government policy restricting the use of fertilizer. The federal government announced its intentions to reduce nitrogen fertilizer-related greenhouse gas emissions by 30% to meet its 2030 environmental..

Thursday, February 2, 2023

Take a job that accelerates your career! Farming Smarter is currently hiring enthusiastic hardworking students to join our team for the summer of 2023...

Friday, January 20, 2023

Intercropping provides many benefits to a field and farmer. Throughout the growing season, it works as a weed suppression tool, having the weeds compete against two crops instead of one, reducing the need for chemical inputs while promoting yield...

Thursday, January 19, 2023

We're excited to showcase the brilliant minds from the agriculture industry February 15 & 16 at the Farming Smarter Conference! To prepare yourself for the challenges coming in 2023, don't miss these fantastic conversations!

Friday, January 13, 2023

Since 2015, Farming Smarter proved that it's possible to add corn as a forage crop for livestock and it offers some benefits for cattle and producers. The nutritional value of the crop makes it a great forage crop especially compared to forage cereals...

Friday, January 13, 2023

Give yourself six opportunities to grow your southern Alberta market. Make yourself a headliner at Farming Smarter events where the innovative ag community comes to learn and make connections...

Wednesday, January 11, 2023

This spring, Farming Smarter offersaccess to the latest agronomy updates from 2022 at two fantastic events...

Tuesday, January 10, 2023

Cover crops are an effective way to improve soil structure and health, while providing extra benefits. Not only do they reintroduce nutrients, like nitrogen, into the soil and add organic matter, cover crops reduce the risk of soil erosion...

Friday, December 23, 2022

You can attend all our live & virtual events free and you get access to on-going research the second it's available. Current information comes to you through our extensive subscriber only communications including a video library...

Wednesday, December 14, 2022

When it comes to ag, researchers do just about as much work in front of a computer as in the plots...

1 2 3 4 5 6 7