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January 27, 2023

Conquering Winter Crops

Together, with Western Ag Innovations, Farming Smarter tested the mettle of various winter crops in southern Alberta. Our Custom Research and Agronomy Research teams planted 34 varieties of eight crops in Lethbridge, Bow Island, and Enchant. We collected six site years of data in this one year trial, with 3 irrigated and 3 dryland sites.

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January 20, 2023

Intercrop for Healthy Soils – Soil Savvy

Intercropping provides many benefits to a field and farmer. Throughout the growing season, it works as a weed suppression tool, having the weeds compete against two crops instead of one, reducing the need for chemical inputs while promoting yield. Furthermore, it can create a more biodiverse environment that is hostile to pest threats and reduces

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January 19, 2023

Catch Brilliant Minds in Agriculture!

We’re excited to showcase the brilliant minds from the agriculture industry February 15 & 16 at the Farming Smarter Conference! To prepare…

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January 13, 2023

Expanding Corn Agronomy

Expanding Corn Agronomy  Since 2015, Farming Smarter proved that it’s possible to add corn as a forage crop for livestock and it offers some benefits for cattle and producers. The nutritional value of the crop makes it a great forage crop especially compared to forage cereals.  We conducted projects focused on corn agronomy in southern

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Grow with Farming Smarter in 2023!

Give yourself six opportunities to grow your southern Alberta market. Make yourself a headliner at Farming Smarter events where the innovative ag…

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January 11, 2023

Enjoy farm success this spring!

This spring, Farming Smarter offers access to the latest agronomy updates from 2022 at two fantastic events. Come hear about agronomic innovation, practice…

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January 10, 2023

Cover Crop Choices – Soil Savvy

Cover crops are an effective way to improve soil structure and health, while providing extra benefits. Not only do they reintroduce nutrients, like nitrogen, into the soil and add organic matter, cover crops reduce the risk of soil erosion while providing a natural form of weed control.  Adopting cover crops may lead to increased yields

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December 23, 2022

Jump Start Your Engine

An Agronomy Smarts subscription drives your farm innovation! You can attend all our live & virtual events free and you get access…

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December 14, 2022

Statistics save the day in ag research

Way Back Wednesday From the Farming Smarter magazine archives – 2018 By Jennifer Blair When it comes to ag, researchers do just…

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December 9, 2022

Replenishing Soil Health

Our Custom Research team finished their first of three years in working towards improving soil health. Together, with Replenish Nutrients, we hope…

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