Articles Posted in the " agriculture " Category


  • 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.



  • Farming Smarter: Plot Shots 3 – June 24

    Farming Smarter General Manager Ken Coles talks about Canola establishment in this Plot Shots episode.  Coles says farmers should aim to make sure the canola has ‘canopied’ over by the time summer solstice rolls around so that the plant can harvest as much of the suns rays as possible to maximize yield potential.  In this […]


  • Pioneer Acres set to celebrate 50th Anniversary

    Tractor pulls, threshing and horse pulling demos, honey extraction, antique truck and car show, a trade show as well as entertainment just a taste of the busy schedule of festivities taking place this weekend to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Pioneer Acres museum in Irricana, Alberta.