Gurbir Dhillon and Mike Gretzinger sit down to discuss the Living Mulch trials in our Saving Soils project. These inter-row cover crops improve soil health and increase in-field biodiversity.
Ken Coles and Lewis Baarda join us to discuss causes, prevention, and management of saline patches in your field and the importance of continuing research in this realm.
Join us as we unearth solutions for smarter farming! Today, Dr. Gurbir Dhillon and Trevor Deering sit down to discuss soil erosion. Learn about what is it, why it affects your community, and how you can protect your farm from it!
Nicole Rasmussen of Corteva AgriScience talks about canola seed size, corn crops, planting methods and planting depths with Mike Gretzinger of Farming Smarter.
Lewis Baarda, Farming Smarter Field Tested Manager, sits down with project partners Kevin Cussen and Mark Johnson to outline the project and the challenges it plans to address for water efficiencies under irrigation.
Mike Gretzinger, Farming Smarter Research Coordinator and Ryan Bonnett of Stoller Enterprises talk about the efficacy and reality of biostimulants in field scale applications.
Rachael Melenka of 20/20 Seed Labs talks with Lewis Baarda of Farming Smarter about the Spornado spore trap that offers a cost effective alternative to more expensive spore traps.
Listen while Liam & Mike talk about growing quinoa in Canada. Where it works, what to think about and why it's an interesting novel crop to consider for your farm.
Alberta farmers may notice a change in flea beetle populations. Listen to Dr. Hector Carcamo, AAFC Entomologist, and Lewis Baarda, Farming Smarter
Field Tested delivers ROI: There's nothing that compares to test results you see on your land, planted & harvested with your equipment and grown under your care.
Scott Gillespie, Agronomist of Plants Dig Soil, talks about interesting things he saw in southern Alberta fields over the 2020 growing season.
In this episode, Michael Kaake talks to Andre Lacoursiere, 2nd Opinion Consulting Inc., about agronomy and how COVID-19 affected his company in 2020.
Farming Smarter Director Ryan Mercer and Executive Director Ken Coles in conversation about the role of the organization in southern Alberta farming.
Dr. Randy Kutcher, University of Saskatchewan, is a plant pathologist currently doing a large, multi-province crop rotation study to answer questions about how rotating crops can keep some diseases at bay.
Yvonne Lawley, University of Manitoba, talks about the goals of cover crop use on the prairies. Cover crops can improve soil, conserve water and strengthen a farmers bottom line.
Willejmin Appels, Lethbridge College Irrigation Research Chair joins Ken Coles, Farming Smarter Executive Director for a conversation about progress in irrigation technology and agronomy.
Dr. Charles Geddes studies herbicide resistance conducting research in southern Alberta at the Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada research center. He talks with Farming Smarter's Mike Gretzinger