University of Alberta PhD candidate Erin Daly discusses the research she is conducting at the Breton Plots to determine if perennial grains could be a viable crop in Alberta that could potentially require less inputs too.
Farm productivity and profitability can be maximized through understanding the relationships between soil function, organic matter, microbiology and biology. Learn more from soil microbiologist Dr. Kristine Nichols.
Estimates are 60% of food produced in Canada is thrown away. CEO of Fare Community, Aman Adatia, believes we need to look at food waste as a food surplus agricultural producers can sell to the public.
Solar power is a proven technology, but that doesn’t mean people don’t have questions about solar still. Listen to Lakeland College’s expert panel as it answers many of the common questions on solar.
Countless different species of soil organisms work together breaking down organic matter and converting it into soil carbon. Learn more about the importance of soil biology with Dr. Jeff Battigelli of the University of Alberta.
Agricultural producers have different reasons for farming the way they farm. Jerremie Clyde of Little Loaves Farm says his Christian faith is his inspiration to be producer and use on-farm climate solutions.
Ecosystems provide us with a lot—water, air, habitat and food. Christine Campbell of ALUS Canada explains why ecosystems are so important to agriculture and how farmers can help ecosystems on the land.
All greenhouses use the sun to grow food, but this one doesn’t use fossil fuels for heating. Find out how to design and operate your own passive solar greenhouse with Daniel Chappell of Olds College.
Organic crop production usually requires tillage and no-till usually requires spraying. Is it possible to combine the two though? Listen to the producers and researchers who are experimenting with organic no-till and find out.
Find out where oil and gas expertise and producing food year round collide with Dr. Jonathan Banks of the University of Alberta as he explains how geothermal works and what the agricultural applications are.