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Clubroot 101 Webinar

Friday, November 27, 2020

Clubroot is a soil-borne disease of cruciferous crops (canola) which causes swellings or galls to form on the roots, and ultimately causes a premature death of the plant. There is currently no treatment for this disease but it is possible to reduce its severity by using best management Read More...

Foothills Forage and Grazing Association November Newsletter

Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Click here for your November Newsletter (PDF)In this month’s edition: Directors Note- Ben Campbell Beef producers share insights into certification programs Backgrounding basics - easing the transition from weaning to feeding Soil Carbon, Soil Health and Carbon MarketsFoothills Forage and Grazing Read More...

Your Maintenance Plan for Your Grain Storage System

Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Tips to keep your system in good working order. Full Article

New Transport Regulations Require More Vigilance From Producers

Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Producers must ensure cattle are fit to travel and communicate all details to transporters before their animals leave the farm. Full Article

What is Regenerative Grazing?

Wednesday, November 25, 2020

From the Ground Up with Steve Kenyon. Steve looks at the basics and provides 10 points that will help new producers understand what regenerative grazing is. Full Article

Three-year Cleanfarms Project Focusing on Improving Ag Plastic Recycling

Wednesday, November 25, 2020

An innovative multi-year initiative that is helping to recover and recycle plastic used on farms will ramp up this fall, providing more Canadian farmers with opportunities to manage plastic waste in environmentally responsible ways. Full Article Read More...

Soil Testing Should be a Cornerstone of Your Farm, Says Agronomist

Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Develop management zones, consider mobile nutrients, and don’t neglect phosphorus, says Matt Gosling. Full Article

How Can You Prepare Your Farm for the Post-COVID Future?

Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Three actions you can take to prepare for the new reality. Full Article

Write it Down, Add it Up

Tuesday, September 29, 2020

It's the big lesson of 2020. A business plan is practically guaranteed to up your game, make you more money, and keep you happier and healthier. So what are you doing this winter? Full Article

Rocky View County Agricultural Service Board Seeking New Member

Tuesday, September 29, 2020

The Rocky View County Agricultural Service Board/ALUS Partnership Advisory Committee is seeking a new member for a three-year term starting at the end of November 2020. Applicants must be a County resident from east of Highway 2 and have the ability to attend five meetings annually. A per Read More...

Your soil is a little like a supply chain

Friday, August 21, 2020

Your soil is a little like a supply chain — an interconnected series of chemical, physical, and biological interactions that help make your lands productive and your crops profitable. But just one weak link in that chain can cause problems on your farm. Full Article Read More...

How to identify and prevent root rots in canola

Friday, August 21, 2020

Survey data from Western Canada’s provincial agriculture departments don’t have really good numbers when it comes to root rots. The difficulty is not many growers are scouting for them, but that doesn’t mean they aren’t there. The pathogens that cause root rot can impact yield severely, especially Read More...

Steps to prevent and mitigate clubroot in your fields

Friday, August 21, 2020

Your guide to identification, risk reduction, and disease control. Clubroot is a serious soil-borne disease. If conditions are right, it can cause up to 100 per cent yield loss in canola. And while yield loss can be low when conditions aren’t favourable, the pathogen is hardy and easily overwinters Read More...

Forward thinking your grain storage plan

Friday, August 21, 2020

Fire forced a Manitoba farmer to rebuild his grain-handling yard. Here’s what he learned about planning for the future. Full Article

What you can do now to mitigate the risks and challenges associated with later harvests

Friday, August 21, 2020

Based on Saskatchewan and Alberta Ministry of Agriculture harvest progress reports over the past 12 years, a trend has been emerging toward later harvests. This means less capacity for natural grain drying in the field and an increased likelihood of storing grain at higher risks of spoilage. Full Read More...

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