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May 15

Crop Research enters second stage of re-establishment

Posted on May 15 By: Victoria Decker

Last week research stakeholders heard from Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada that they had commenced the second stage of re-establishment of crop research. AAFC management indicated that trials would be running at approximately 30% of normal capacity. This week, we began to learn what that looks like at individual stations and sites. With certain programs targeted

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May 15

Latest Developments | May 19

Posted on May 15 By: Victoria Decker

Wheat and Barley research enters the second stage of re-establishment, after being halted due to health and safety concerns related to COVID-19, but many questions remain. First “In The Field Webinar” presented by Alberta Wheat and Barley a great success! Tune in every Wednesday at 11 a.m. all summer long. Wheat and barley markets mostly

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May 14

Emergence expectations (Wheat School)

Posted on May 14 By: Victoria Decker

Don’t let vigor and germination be your only determinants of what your plant emergence is. Vigor is not the direct opposite of seedling mortality and we often see greater mortality than what is left after vigor is included. Moisture, temperature, compaction, seeding rate, disease, etc will all impact actual emergence. It is vital to check

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May 14

Thousand Kernel Weight (Wheat School)

Posted on May 14 By: Victoria Decker

To be as efficient as you can be with your seed, implementing seeding rates by using thousand kernel weight is vital. Jeremy chats with Kara Oosterhuis about what this means for your crop.  

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May 14

Plot2Farm: Moving the research to your farm

Posted on May 14 By: Victoria Decker

What agronomic tactics will actually bring value to your farm? Every year, small plot research is funded by Alberta Wheat and Alberta Barley Commissions in various areas of agronomy with the goal of discovering novel ways to manage agronomy challenges and increase farmer profitability. Unfortunately, as much as small plots provide a strong indication of

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May 12

Virtual Malt Academy playback access

Posted on May 12 By: Megan Evans

Missed the live stream of the Virtual Malt Academy?  Access our YouTube video recording of the webinar above to learn about selecting malt varieties, growing malt barley and malting process.

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