Seeking participants for a study on climate resilient production practices in the Prairies
Research teams at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) and the University of British Columbia (UBC) are seeking information on some key growing season variables (e.g. field size, harvested area, varieties, irrigation …
The Resistant Wild Oat Action Committee: a new initiative and resource for producers & agronomists
Herbicide-resistant wild oat is increasing in prevalence across Western Canada.
Should you tank mix fungicide with your herbicide or plant growth regulator?
Many cereal growers have considered applying, or have applied, a sub-lethal rate of fungicide (i.e. half rate of Tilt/propiconazole) tank-mixed with herbicide at early growth stages. This practice is considered a conveni…
Post-emergence wireworm scouting
At this point, many producers and agronomists are familiar with the devastating effects of wireworm infestation.
Feed Barley Survey Results
In the fall of 2020, Alberta Barley randomly collected 18 barley samples from a number of fields covering the length and breadth of the province. The samples were sent to A&L labs for standard analysis of their nutri…
Introduction to May 2021
As we reach the end of May, we have already experienced a few curveballs thrown our way this growing season. Many areas of Alberta were in dire need of moisture at the beginning of the month, however, over the past week …