Researchers at the Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering at the University of Washington have developed a sensor ‘backpack’ that fits on Bumblebees allowing them to monitor crops.
Nevin Rosaasen talks pulse inoculants, the differences between Peat and Granular applications and what pathogens may be lurking in your crops. He finishes his talk off with a nice question and answer period at Medicine Hat Field Day.
As farmers rush to get the harvest done there are a few things to remember to mitigate the spread of crop diseases.
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.