Beetles making inroads in war on leafy spurge

fleabeetlesThere’s a beetle invasion taking place on two Hardisty-area farms.

But not to worry. It’s all part of an innovative weed control program that Flagstaff County’s Agricultural Services department is spearheading in p...

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Field surveys set to resume

clubrootBeginning at the end of this month, ASB staff will be conducting random grasshopper and clubroot surveys across Flagstaff County.

Approximately 50 fields will be surveyed for grasshoppers and 200 fields will be checked for clubroot.

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Fungal disease on rise in Alberta cereal crops

abmapIt’s been a bane to producers in the eastern Prairies for many years.

But now Fusarium head blight (FHB), a serious fungal disease that affects kernel development in cereal crops, is increasingly posing a threat to pr...

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