Team Alberta and provincial Agriculture and Forestry Minister Oneil Carlier have discussed ensuring government agencies are ready to respond to insurance claims of unharvested acres.
Grain sampling is one of those best practices at harvest that we sometimes take for granted. It doesn’t take much to do it well, but we need to be consistent and thorough. And once you have the results, they are fundamental to your marketing and inventory decisions.
It will soon be time to start thinking about next year’s winter feed. If you plan to graze your cows on corn next fall or winter, consider these recommendations on planting corn for grazing purposes from Breeanna Kelln, a PhD student at the Western Beef Development Centre (WBDC) who also ranches near Duval, SK, and Dr. Bart Lardner, Senior Research Scientist at the WBDC:
The Alberta Young Farmers and Ranchers are excited about an event that is rapidly approaching! February 23-25, 2018 the Canadian Young Farmers Forum conference will be held in Saskatoon and will welcome delegates from across the country. The Canadian Young Farmers Forum, or CYFF is the national umbrella that supports and helps fund the eleven provincial affiliated organizations. Their vision is to educate and energize a powerful network of young farm leaders. The CYFF hosts an annual conference and this year we have the convenience of it being hosted right next door in Saskatoon.
Ever wonder why a certain part of the farm is always a few degrees cooler or warmer than everywhere else or why you get a torrential down pour and your neighbour 5 kilometres down the road barely gets a drop? The answer is likely a microclimate.