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This photo from the website of the Agroforestry and Woodlot Extension Society shows willow cuttings being planted in a riparian area.

Get more out of your riparian areas

Workshops offered for assessing the health, benefits, and potential uses of the water on your property

Reading Time: < 1 minute Farmers, ranchers, and acreage owners with a riparian area can learn how to maximize the benefits these areas provide to their operations and surrounding watersheds at a two-day workshop being held at several locations this summer. The workshops will cover how to assess the health, benefits, and potential uses of natural water on a property. […] Read more

There are a lot more choices of trees for your farmyard than you might think, says provincial agroforestry expert Toso Bozic.

Expert offers some tips for planting trees in the fall

Take a look in town for different species that can survive Alberta winters

Reading Time: 2 minutes You can plant trees in spring, but fall planting has its advantages because there is more moisture in the soil and higher humidity. “This gives the root system a better chance to get established so it can be ready to get growing earlier in spring,” said provincial agroforestry specialist Toso Bozic. In early spring, the […] Read more