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Willing to share a little dirt? Samples wanted

Willing to share a little dirt? Samples wanted

Reading Time: < 1 minute Farming Smarter needs 10 more farms in southern Alberta willing to share a little dirt for the Alberta Soil Health Benchmark Monitoring Project. The project will document soil health indicators at 200 locations in Alberta. Twenty fields were sampled in early summer and another 20 will be sampled this fall. The fields will be re-sampled […] Read more

crop spraying test plot

Does the time of day matter when applying herbicides

Burn-down trials suggest applying herbicides at dawn may be less effective

Reading Time: 2 minutes Have you ever evaluated your weed control and come across confusing differences between fields? Perhaps they were even sprayed on the same day with the same chemical? The good news is you might not be crazy. Well, at least not more than normal. We just rated our burn-down trials for a third year where we […] Read more