Farming News & Updates



Job Opportunity: Cropping Program Agronomist

April 24, 2017

LARA is currently seeking to fill the position of Cropping Program Agronomist.

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Livestock Nutrition

January 26, 2017

Did you miss out Cattlemen's Clinic? Don't worry, you can read Alberta Agriculture and Forestry's Barry Yaremcio's presentation on cattle nutrition here!

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Job Opportunity

January 05, 2017

LARA requires Summer Field Technicians to assist in our research, demonstration and extension programming.

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Nicole Masters Advanced Soil School

November 22, 2016

Nicole Masters of Integrity Soils in New Zealand is coming to Alberta! The Battle River Research Group in partnership with Lakeland Agricultural Research Association are excited to host Nicole in Verm…

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Cow-Calfenomics 2016

September 23, 2016

Managing Uncertainty in Alberta's Cow Calf Sector.

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Brush Control and Pasture Management Bus Tour

August 18, 2016

Tour stops include: chemical brush control, brushing demonstration and pasture aeration demonstration.

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High Legume Pastures Bus Tour

August 10, 2016

Learn from Producers' experiences and why they are keen to graze high legume pastures. The focus will be on establishment and how to be successful with high legume pastures.

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Open Gate Learning Day

July 04, 2016

Successes and Challenges by Long-Time Holistic Management Practitioners Enhanced Decision Making with Holistic Management July 12, 2016 9:00 AM—4::30 PM Gibson/Flinn Farm near Smoky Lake 6 miles East …

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Alberta Ranchers Winter Grazing Cattle

March 23, 2016

Alberta ranchers share their winter grazing experiences in this video series.

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Read The Verdant Element - Volume 6, Issue 4

December 18, 2015

Read more about the Hemp industry and opportunities and herbicide and weed resistance.

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Farmer Appreciation Night

December 03, 2015

Mark you calendars for February 5, 2016!

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November/December Newsletter

November 23, 2015

In this issue of Grow With Us earn about Riparian Management, Nitrates in Forages, Protecting Clubroot Resistance and Utilizing Wheat for Silage.

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Weed Control Workshop

November 10, 2015

How are you dealing with weeds on your farm? How can you control herbicide resistant weeds? How do you reduce herbicide resistant weeds on your farm?

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Cow-Calfenomics 2015

October 20, 2015

Don't miss the Cow-Calfenomics: Managing for the Long Run session nearest you this November!

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September/October Grow With Us

September 22, 2015

In this issue of Grow With Us read about Dealing with Feed Shortages, Precision Agriculture, Mycotoxins in Feed, Harvest Losses and more!

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Winter Feeding and Rationing Workshop

September 22, 2015

How are you dealing with low feed supplies this year? How can you best utilize the feed you have available?

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A New Problem, Jimsonweed

September 04, 2015

Weed Alert Jimsonweed – Not Common to Alberta ALL PARTS OF THE PLANT ARE POISONOUS

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Zucchini

September 03, 2015

Remember last May when 5 zucchini plants did not seem like enough? And now you have enough zucchini to feed a small village, here are some suggestions on what to do

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