GFM Network News

Even with all the technology available to farmers, there’s no ‘easy button’ when it comes to making agronomic decisions, cautions Professor 
Raj Khosla.

Use your head — not your hard drive — when making farming decisions

Technology is critical on any farm — but don’t rely too heavily on it

Reading Time: 4 minutes Agriculture is changing faster than it ever has before — and producers are scrambling to keep up. “When I talk to farmers, they have so many balls in the air, and they tell me that it feels like they’re dropping some of these balls,” said Raj Khosla, a Colorado State University professor who specializes in […] Read more

crop protection handbook

The 2015 edition of the Blue Book is out

The 2015 Crop Protection book has updated information on herbicides, insecticides, 
seed treatments and foliar fungicides

Reading Time: < 1 minute One of the most widely requested publications from Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development is the Blue Book. “An important part of the annual update is the addition of newly registered products,” said provincial crop specialist Mark Cutts. “For the 2015 Blue Book, a number of new pesticide entries have been added. New product additions were […] Read more