Here at Gateway Research Organization we are so excited to have received Kernza perennial wheat seed and ACE 1 perennial rye seed for our demonstration trials this year! These trials are sure to get the plant nerds in all of us geeking out about the numerous possibilities that perennial grains could hold and eager to […]
Here at Gateway Research Organization we just finished hosting our first Women in Farming Workshop in Thorhild. It was a great success and we had the opportunity to meet with so many wonderful women in our region as we spent a day learning and laughing together. I really want to encourage those that are just
I mentioned in a previous article the importance of agricultural associations in our farming communities. I think that it is so important to become involved, get to know the people in your area and share the massive amount of knowledge that you have with your local agricultural community. At conferences and seminars, I truly believe
At the beginning of the year I had the pleasure of attending a weekend event in Alix, Alberta, hosted by the Alberta chapter of Young Agrarians. There were a number of very interesting speakers, but a young couple from British Columbia really stood out. Tristan and Aubyn Banwell manage Spray Creek Ranch near Lillooet, BC.
With energy efficiency being the buzzword that it is, I find that people usually have one of two reactions when they hear it. There is a group of people that get incredibly excited, drop everything that they are doing and listen intently to whatever the next words out of the buzzword dropper’s mouth might be,
Compared to the majority of farmers that I meet, I came into the world of agriculture much later in life. Having grown up in the city of Vancouver, BC, there was not a lot of farming to be had. It was rare even to find a backyard garden. Lucky for me the area that I
Efficiency and sustainability. Two words that we have been hearing a lot of in the past couple of years. A quick look at Google Trends shows that these two words have followed the same interest lines throughout this year. This same Google Trends chart shows just how unique Alberta is when it comes to where