Agricultural News


Archive: May 2018

The Alberta Crop Protection Guide is Now an App

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

The Association of Alberta Agriculture Fieldmen (AAAF), has launched the Alberta Bluebook app. This app modernizes the hard copy Crop Protection Guide that the Alberta Government publishes annually and is the most comprehensive, up-to-date guide for the selection and application of chemicals to Read More...

Call for Hosts for Sixth Annual Open Farm Days

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Farmers and ranchers are invited to share stories, educate and expand their markets as hosts for Alberta Open Farm Days on August 18-19, 2018.Producers and ag-tourism operators can sign up using the online registration form available at the Alberta Open Farm Days website. The application deadline is Read More...

Workshop: Range and Pasture Management (MD of Bighorn)

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Join the MD of Bighorn for this informative workshop where they'll cover range plant identification, pasture health, discuss pasture management and considerations for your operation. There will be a BBQ on the afternoon of June 16. $20 per person and space is limited so register early.Date: June 15 Read More...

Alberta Agriculture Insect Monitoring Program

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Insect monitoring is underway through Alberta Agriculture. This program is coordinated by Scott Meers, Insect Management Specialist with Alberta Agriculture and Forestry and technician, Shelley Barkley.There are seven main surveys. Pea leaf weevil, cabbage seedpod weevil, diamondback moth, bertha Read More...