Thanks to changes in legislation in the province, and an ever-growing interest in food and drink, craft breweries are popping up across Alberta. “We know as brewers that the best barley on earth comes from Alberta,” Graham Sherman, of Tool Shed Brewing told us. “And we also know that we have the best malthouses on earth.” But… Read More

For many of us, shiny new equipment with the industry’s latest innovations are more than eye-catching — they’re drool-worthy. But, you might not have to rush out to get a new sprayer just yet. “There’s a lot of things you can actually do to increase the value of your sprayer — or the performance of… Read More

When you want to try a new product you can get information from many different sources. You can can get information from the manufacturers, agronomists, RealAgriculture (shameless self promo), and fellow farmers that have tried it. At FarmTech this year Greg Stamp, Stamp Seeds spoke about his trials and tribulations in using growth regulators. Growth regulators… Read More

A coalition of Alberta farm groups formed in response to the province’s new farm labour legislation is getting itself organized. The Alberta Agriculture Farm and Ranch Safety Coalition, or the “AgCoalition” as it’s known, announced a formalized governance structure, communications protocol and plans for involvement in provincial consultations today. The group’s mandate is to “unify… Read More

Since experiencing violations of public trust by public institutions, political leaders, religious leaders and big business, we’ve almost grown to expect it, says Charlie Arnot. And the erosion of trust is spreading. Arnot is the CEO of the Center for Food Integrity, a non-profit organization with the aim of building consumer trust in the modern… Read More