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Spring Agriculture 2021

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A weekly feature showcasing spring agriculture in the Lakeland region, brought to you in part by the advertisers on this page.

LARA wraps up field tours for the season

LARA wraps up field tours for the season

Nitrate testing in feed is crucial this year, following hot, dry growing season.
Effects of ‘heat dome’ worrisome

Effects of ‘heat dome’ worrisome

Lakeland farmers are still waiting for relief following above seasonal temperatures
Kyle and Emily Yaremko sweep St. Paul 4-H Multi Club’s beef show

Kyle and Emily Yaremko sweep St. Paul 4-H Multi Club’s beef show

The St. Paul 4-H Multi Club beef project held its achievement day on June 5.
Gold In Boulders Farms welcomes triplets

Gold In Boulders Farms welcomes triplets

Triplet calves born on April 20 are doing well.
Prices for cattle back on the roller coaster once again

Prices for cattle back on the roller coaster once again

Work with nature when putting together a grazing plan

Work with nature when putting together a grazing plan

LARA hosted a virtual grazing planning webinar in April.
Open Farm Days going ahead in 2021

Open Farm Days going ahead in 2021

Open Farm Days encourages people to learn where their food comes from.
Organic farm sends crop of yellow mustard across the border

Organic farm sends crop of yellow mustard across the border

Intercropping proves to be beneficial for organic farm located near St. Paul.
Communication is key in succession planning

Communication is key in succession planning

The majority of farming operations are expected to change hands over the next decade. Talking about the future and planning ahead is crucial.
Canola prices the big story on the ag front

Canola prices the big story on the ag front

“It’s one of those things the price is up there for a reason and more often than not it’s because nobody has any of it."