Agricultural News


Archive: August 2021

Foothills Forage & Grazing Assoc. August Newsletter

Thursday, August 19, 2021

In this issue: Director’s Note – Jerry Baerg Cutting Annual Crops for Livestock Feed Ag Forward: managing on-farm plastics Why Refusing Land Access to the Orphan Well Association Might be a Bad IdeaClick here for the August Newsletter Read More...

Drought & Watering Trees

Thursday, August 19, 2021

The direct impact of drought on trees is characterized by slowing or eliminating growth, serious health threat causing injury or death. Drought also impacts trees indirectly, by increasing their susceptibility to wildfire, insect pests, and disease and overall long-term decline. Severe droughts Read More...

Beware of High Nitrate Levels in Drought-Stressed Forages

Thursday, August 19, 2021

Feed tests the ideal starting point when managing forages with nitrate accumulation. Full Article

Rotational Grazing Boosts Water Use

Thursday, August 19, 2021

University of Alberta researchers determine that adopting adaptive multi-paddock grazing improves water infiltration in grassland soil. Full Article

Farming in Dry Conditions

Thursday, August 19, 2021

Visit the Alberta Government website for information and tools to assist with on-farm business management and production issues during dry conditions and periods of business stress.

Regenerative Agriculture for Soil Carbon Tour

Thursday, August 19, 2021

Come tour the a7 Ranche and hear about how regenerative agriculture grows soil carbon. Full Event Details

County Declares Agricultural Disaster

Tuesday, August 3, 2021

Due to prolonged drought conditions, Rocky View County Council declared a municipal agricultural disaster today. “This declaration highlights how one of the worst growing seasons in recent memory has created a very difficult time for our producers,” said Reeve Dan Henn.Low soil moisture in the Read More...