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Nitrogen rate of return calcualator

The Alberta Wheat and Barley Commissions wanted a tool to help growers understand the possible economic returns of various nitrogen (N) fertilizer and crop prices. This N Rate Calculator, developed by Rigas Karamanos, Ph…

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Alberta crop rotation and yield averages

Crop rotation planning can be complex. Stubble, residue, residual nitrogen from pulses, weed control, seeding considerations, and herbicide carryover should all be considered. These factors can provide agronomic and econ…

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Don't miss out on 2022 Regional Meetings!

The Alberta Wheat and Barley Commissions invite you to join us at your regional meeting this November!Hear about how the commissions are working for you, and learn agronomic and farm management tips from industry experts…

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Growing Smarter: Soil Sampling

In this video developed by the Alberta Wheat and Alberta Barley Commissions, we chat with retired Alberta Agriculture, Forestry and Rural Economic Development research scientist Dr. Ross McKenzie. Ross discusses the ins …

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Save the date: Agronomy Update 2023

Agronomy Update 2023 will once again be in a virtual format. Be sure to save the date and stay tuned for further information regarding registration. 

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Variety selection using the seed guide (2022)

Variety selection is a huge part of decision-making on Alberta farms. Each year, farmers decide if they will be ‘upgrading’ to a new variety. After harvest, growers will assess the yield performance, standability, di…

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