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Grain drying study needs volunteers

Farmer volunteers are needed for a grain conditioning study being conducted by Team Alberta (the province’s wheat, barley, canola, and pulse commissions). The study will collect data on energy consumption and efficiency of grain drying and conditioning systems. Its findings will provide information for farmers regarding efficiencies; implementation or expansion of grain conditioning systems; and […] Read more

Poor weather conditions have seen an extended harvest season that may go unfinished for many producers.

Alberta grower groups call for provincial readiness

Alberta’s four crop commissions are calling on the province to be ready to respond promptly to unharvested acre claims. Although harvesting has since resumed, there were about 7.8 million unharvested acres as of Oct. 10. “The conditions at this point in the fall are worse this year than in 2016 when weather caused many acres […] Read more