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  • BCRC: Cover crops are a balance between reward and risk

    The Beef Cattle Research Council highlights the work of Jillian Bainard, PhD, who studies cover crops with an interest in productivity, soil health, grazing nutrition, and weed control. Bainard’s research demonstrated that some cover crop mixes had greater production compared to single-species crops even under stressful conditions.

  • BCRC: New Feed Testing Tools

    Two new decision-making tools, developed by the Alberta Beef, Forage and Grazing Centre, will help farmers use feed test results to flag potential nutritional problems, and identify the comparative economic value of different feeds based on their quality.