“Adding water to grain after harvest—so-called grain wetting—can potentially have a negative impact on grain storability, quality and safety.”
GrainsWest asked a group of Alberta farmers to share an insight they gained in the 2017/18 season as well as one spring-focused farm-practice tip.
The province’s uniquely variable meteorological movements have forced climate scientists to continually beef up their data-gathering, information-interpretation and…
DESPERATELY SEEKING SCIENCE
Crop pests are like party crashers: If you can’t get rid of them, at least limit the damage they do. While farmers would be lost without pest control products, they understand…
Though nitrogen-stabilizing products are among the newest “old-technology” fertilizers on the market, they are still regarded somewhat cautiously by western Canadian farmers.
FIGHT THE BLIGHT
Already established in Manitoba and Saskatchewan, Fusarium head blight is now spreading across Alberta, where tight regulations leave some farmers scrambling to source clean…
HEEDING THE SEED IMPERATIVE
It took many years for Canada to become aligned under UPOV 91, the International Union for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants. The international framework allows nations…
PUSHING FOR BETTER RAIL TRANSPORT FOR PRAIRIE GRAIN
A WIN FOR CRAFT BREWING
LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES FAR AFIELD