To ensure preservation of unique traits, maintaining purity is essential in seeding Identity Preserved (IP) crops such as IP soybeans. Once certified seed is purchased, it’s up to the grower to keep it clean and separate from other seed sources. This means thoroughly cleaning everything from your seeder to the tractor cab and the cuffs of your jeans. Related: Tips… Read More

Last week, Jimmy Kimmel, an American late night talk show host, ran a segment called Pedestrian Question. The topic of the week? — “What is Gluten?” Self-identified gluten-free-lovers were left looking more than a little foolish when they couldn’t actually come up with a decent definition of the naturally occurring protein in wheat and other… Read More

Pasture rental rates in Alberta can vary significantly depending on the year, the contract, location and whether or not the landowner will take a supervisory role in livestock management. In 2012, Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development published a survey that showed a range  in pasture rental from $10.50-$33.50/AUM. In this video (also available as audio only), we speak… Read More

 

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