Harvesting two crops in one calendar year is something for warmer climates. Not Canada, right? AAFC researcher Eric Page is challenging this notion with winter canola and soybeans.
From climbing bins to cleaning out bridged grain to moving augers around power lines, the job of handling grain has many potential hazards. It helps to recognize risk scenarios and take measures to get the job done safely.
Your phone means you’re accessible all the time, which can be good for productivity but really bad for family and work-life balance. Saying ‘no’ includes setting a few smartphone rules.
Chuck Penner, in his canola outlook in this issue, forecasts Canadian canola acres at 23.75 million, another record for queen canola. Is this too many for long-term canola sustainability? Think back to 2014. The Canola Council of Canada launched its Keep It Coming strategy, with a target of 52 bu./ac. average yield and a production... Read More
Alberta Canola congratulates Scott Meers on receiving the 2018 FarmTech Award for his outstanding contributions to the cropping sector of agriculture in Alberta. Scott is the Insect Pest Management Specialist for Alberta Agriculture & Forestry and is responsible for Alberta’s Insect Pest Monitoring Network. Scott has been helping Alberta’s canola growers understand and manage insect... Read More