Monster weeds develop during drought seasons sometimes. Ken Coles, Farming Smarter General Manager, talks about some of the strategies we use to control weeds that invade our fields. He has some practical tips for chemistry and tactics that help regain control out there.
Trevor Deering, Farming Smarter Intern, walks us through the field pea trial while technicians take plot samples and examine the root nodules to assess pea leaf weevil larvae damage. The study will offer some insight into seed treatment efficacy under southern Alberta conditions.
New Brunswick dog trainers Bill Grimmer and Mario Bourque bring canine detection dogs Adi, a Golden Doodle, and Josie, a German Shepherd, to Alberta for field work to detect clubroot in canola fields.
Farming Smarter in Lethbridge, Alberta hosts an open house for Alberta Open Farm Days bringing together farmers, Ag industry stakeholders and consumers.
Lewis Baarda, Farming Smarter Field Scale Research, talks about in-season soil moisture mapping. The project uses the EM-38 to measure soil moisture during crop growth.