The Alberta Wheat Commission will be launching a new feature to its website - a new interactive Agronomy and Extension section. This new section will be searchable by seasons and topics relevant to on farm issues. Management tips, videos, photos and podcasts relating to each topic will be featured.
Agronomy encompasses the principles and practices of soil, water and crop management. It addresses the variables that within a farmer's control, and variables outside of their control. Understanding the impact of these individual variables, both within and outside the farmer's control, as well as their interactions, is necessary for a systems approach to wheat management.