Agricultural News


Archive: December 2020

Foothills Forage and Grazing Association December Newsletter

Thursday, December 10, 2020

Read the newsletter. In this month’s edition: Vice-Chairman’s Note – Rod Vergouwen Whither the wind: How to decide on windbreaks Forage intercropping trials show promise in Western Canada ‘Messy’ fields may help bottom line Bulls need special attention during winterFoothills Forage and Grazing Read More...

ALUS Canada Adaptive Multi-paddock Grazing Workshop

Thursday, December 10, 2020

ALUS Canada and University of Alberta want to hear your ideas and opinions on adaptive multi-paddock grazing! The University of Alberta has been conducting studies on the benefits of Adaptive Multi-paddock Grazing (AMP) in terms of agricultural greenhouse gases, environmental benefits, and benefits Read More...

Improving Soil is a Long Process Involving Lots of Trial and Error

Thursday, December 10, 2020

Everyone is in favour of improving soil health and there are a lot of recommended practices for doing that. But it’s when the rubber meets the road that things get complicated — and change takes time and patience. Full Article Read More...

Project Funding Available for Acreage Owners

Thursday, December 10, 2020

The Land Stewardship Centre’s Green Acreages Program is now accepting applications from small acreage, hobby farm, and recreational property owners to fund cost-shared, eligible stewardship initiatives on their properties. Learn more and apply today. Read More...

Let’s Get Intense — Cattle Producer Amps the Density in his System

Thursday, December 10, 2020

Ryan Boyd will put 400 yearlings on a quarter-acre as part of a system to boost forage productivity. Full Article