It’s been three years in the making and now it appears the Alberta Wheat Commission’s FarmCash Advance is meeting farmers’ expectations. Syeda Khurram talks about where the program is headed and how it will evolve.
The Alberta Wheat Commission has announced a new tool to help crop, livestock and honey producers manage cash flow throughout the year. AWC will now be providing cash advances through FarmCash under Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada's federal Advance payments program.
AAFC - Lethbridge Entomologist Dr. Haley Catton talks about how they are researching new ways to deal with wireworms after the chemical that was used to control them was phased out. Catton also talks about why farmers should take beneficial bugs into consideration when applying pesticides.
Developing disease resistance in varieties of spring wheat. Agriculture and Agri-Food Research scientist Dr. Harpinder Randawa speaks about building up resistance against fusarium head blight and yellow rust at Farming Smarter's WheatStalk.
Developing premium varieties of Winter Wheat to improve farmers’ bottom line. Speaking at Farming Smarter’s WheatStalk in Lethbridge, Agriculture and Agri-Food research scientist Dr. Rob Graf says he is excited about a research project, which is showing promise after about 15 years of work.