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Forages and grasslands are not just about cattle and hay, they also provide a major environmental benefit for all Canadians.

It’s Canada’s biggest crop – but forage research remains a hard sell

There has been a dramatic drop in forage research, but it’s not just 
because producers could make more money growing canola

More than 52 million acres in Alberta are currently used to graze livestock or produce crops like alfalfa and timothy hay, but farmers who manage grasslands and forage fields say their industry is declining so rapidly its future is at risk. “The long-term graph of forage research shows a dramatic drop — probably 70 per […] Read more