A pollinator sanctuary pilot project in 2019 Farming Smarter explored seed mixes that can support natural pollinators.
Dr. Randy Kutcher, University of Saskatchewan, is a plant pathologist currently doing a large, multi-province crop rotation study to answer questions about how rotating crops can keep some diseases at bay.
Yvonne Lawley, University of Manitoba, talks about the goals of cover crop use on the prairies. Cover crops can improve soil, conserve water and strengthen a farmer's bottom line. Lawley and Ken Coles, Farming Smarter Executive director talk about the challenges and benefits for southern Alberta farms.
Farming Smarter, working with Yvonne Lawley from the University of Manitoba, is experimenting with cover crops for southern Alberta.
Janine Lock, a McGill University student, and Loran Scholar spent summer 2019 with Farming Smarter as a research technician. In this short video, she shares what made the experience special to her.