April 26, 2017

April 26, 2017 – Leduc, AB –

Operation Pollinator is establishing its footprint in Western Canada through a multi-year partnership between ARECA, Manitoba Conservation Districts Association (MCDA), Saskatchewan Soil Conservation Association (SSCA), Syngenta and the Soil...

April 26, 2017

Unharvested crops mean there’s more nutrients in the soil and if you have to broadcast, there’s a chance to top up the nutrient bank

Nutrient management is a challenge even in average years — but a million unharvested acres mean this year will be far from average.

Step o...

April 20, 2017

The 2016 Controlled Traffic Farming Summary Reports are now available.

The five summary reports of the project include:

- Soil quality

- Infiltration, yield and microbial activity

- Economics

- On-farm research

-Tramline renovation

Access the reports and  the cooperator...

April 17, 2017

Mark Olson, Alberta Agriculture and Forestry

There have been a lot questions by growers about ascochyta disease levels on the seed of field pea. This article will address some of those concerns.

What is considered a normal or acceptable disease level percentage for ascoc...

April 13, 2017

From the Jan 12, 2017 Issue of Agri-News

The Canadian Grain Commission needs samples of canola that has been harvested late due to weather conditions or has been over-wintered. Samples must be from the 2016 crop. As of October 31, 2016, a large number of canola fields...

April 11, 2017

The latest edition of CropChoice$ is ready for your use in your crop planning. With the latest data, planning is even more customized to the producer’s current operation. CropChoice$  helps producers choose the best crops for their operation and their bottom line.


April 6, 2017

The Agriculture Research and Extension Council of Alberta hosted the RVT Plot training for the 2017 season on April 5th and 6th at the Crop Diversification Centre in Edmonton, AB. There were 35 attendees from across Alberta which gathered to discuss plot design, seedin...

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