Alberta’s Blue Book is the same, but better

While the latest edition of the Blue Book is basically the same, it has a few “refinements.”

When the province announced last year it would no longer publish the crop protection guide on fungicides, herbicides, insecticides and seed treatments, the big four crop commissions stepped in.

That includes a rewrite (by AgSafe Alberta) of the farm safety section and revisions to the spraying section and spray sizing nozzle charts by expert Tom Wolf, Alberta Wheat said in its most recent edition of The Grain Exchange magazine.

The new Blue Book (available at came out in March and the crop commissions are now considering a collaborative pan-Prairie version, the magazine said.

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