Agricultural News


Archive: April 2021

Agroforestry for Climate Change Mitigation

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

University of Alberta researchers have been studying the role of trees in the agricultural landscape (in the form of agroforestry systems), in carbon sequestration, and reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Their eight-year agroforestry project is ending and they would like to report back to the Read More...

Unwanted Agricultural Pesticides & Old Livestock / Equine Medication Collection

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

You may know Cleanfarms for their collection programs for agricultural containers, totes and seed, pesticide and inoculant bags. But did you know they also collect unwanted agricultural pesticides and old livestock, equine, and poultry medications? The program rotates around the country every three Read More...

To Live or Die in Bear Country: Counting the Seconds in Your Grizzly Moment of Truth

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Read Mountain Journals article for an in-depth look at grizzly attacks, bear spray, and what you need to know.

Staying Safe in Bear Country

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

This video, presented by members of the Safety in Bear Country Society, is the primary video in their Safety in Bear Country video series, and is a major educational tool for anyone living, travelling, or working in black and grizzly bear country in North America.Viewers will develop a better Read More...

Prairie Fires: Windbreak and Shelterbelt Rejuvenation

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Planted windbreaks and shelterbelts provide many functions, one of the most important being slowing down fast-moving and high-intensity prairie fires. Read this article to learn more about the importance of shelterbelts for slowing prairie fires and how shelterbelts will be affected by fire. Read More...