Agriculture and Food : Agri-News https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/homemain/agnw Agri-News is a news package published each Monday that has information of interest to Albertans on agriculture, food and beverage production, marketing, research, provincial events and policy, and home gardening. Worry free crop storage https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28071 A little preparation prior to harvesting can ensure worry-free winter crop storage (Agri-News, Aug 10) Crops Fri, 10 Aug 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28071 2018-08-10T06:00:00Z Netherlands and SIAL Paris mission https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw27995 Alberta companies are invited to participate in an upcoming trade mission to the EU - with stops in the Netherlands and Paris (Agri-News, Aug 10) Business & Economics Fri, 10 Aug 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw27995 2018-08-10T06:00:00Z Thin cows create long-term problems https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28086 Barry Yaremcio looks at the problem of thin cows before winter and offers some solutions. (Agri-News, Aug 10) Livestock Fri, 10 Aug 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28086 2018-08-10T06:00:00Z AgriProfit$ & cost of production for cow-calf producers https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28087 Calculating your cost of production is an important step in assessing performance and understanding the current health of your business (Agri-News, Aug 10) Business & Economics Fri, 10 Aug 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28087 2018-08-10T06:00:00Z New tool to help growers optimize combine performance and increase yields https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw27996 Canola Council of Canada has released a new tool to help producers with combine adjustment during harvest (Agri-News, Aug 10) Crops Fri, 10 Aug 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw27996 2018-08-10T06:00:00Z Price swings affect farm profitability https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28089 Dean Dyck explains why farmers need to monitor both costs and prices to make adjustments to their risk management plan (Agri-News, Aug 10) Business & Economics Fri, 10 Aug 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28089 2018-08-10T06:00:00Z 2018 Award for Outstanding Research and Innovation https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28084 Dr. Eugene Janzen was honoured at the 2018 Canadian Beef Industry Conference (Agri-News, Aug 10) Diseases/Insects/ Pests Fri, 10 Aug 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28084 2018-08-10T06:00:00Z Seed annual now to use for fall grazing https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28088 Karin Lindquist explains how to extend the grazing season by using fall-seeded winter annuals, as pastures are a challenge (Agri-News, Aug 10) Crops Fri, 10 Aug 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28088 2018-08-10T06:00:00Z Moisture Situation as of August 12, 2018 https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28085 Ralph Wright analyzes the latest data (Agri-News, Aug 10) Weather & Climate Fri, 10 Aug 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28085 2018-08-10T06:00:00Z Pre-harvest perennial weed control https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28070 The later stages of the growing season are a very effective time for controlling perennial weeds (Agri-News, Aug 10) Crops Fri, 10 Aug 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28070 2018-08-10T06:00:00Z Planning for new business opportunities https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28018 what to ask when developing a business plan that will allow progress towards its goals, objectives, and future opportunities (Agri-News, Aug 10) Business & Economics Fri, 10 Aug 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28018 2018-08-10T06:00:00Z Alberta Beef Producers Seeking Producer Delegates https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28005 ABP is currently accepting nominations for delegates to run in its 2018 fall elections (Agri-News, Jul 23) Livestock Mon, 23 Jul 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28005 2018-07-23T06:00:00Z Grain Grading and Variety Designation Changes https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28022 Changes to the Official Grain Grading Guide and variety designation lists come into effect on August 1, 2018 (Agri-News, Jul 23) Business & Economics Mon, 23 Jul 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28022 2018-07-23T06:00:00Z Who Eats Alberta Beef? https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28023 Demand for Alberta beef remains strong, both domestically and internationally (Agri-News, Jul 23) Business & Economics Mon, 23 Jul 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28023 2018-07-23T06:00:00Z Get your Products to International Markets Workshop https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw27673 Getting your Agriculture and Food Products to Market: Trade and Logistics Workshop, takes place September 26, 2018 (Agri-News, Jul 23) Food & Ag Processing Mon, 23 Jul 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw27673 2018-07-23T06:00:00Z Moisture Situation as of August 1, 2018 https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28055 Ralph Wright analyzes the data (Agri-News, Jul 23) Weather & Climate Mon, 23 Jul 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28055 2018-07-23T06:00:00Z Moisture Situation as of July 25, 2018 https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28027 Ralph Wright analyzes the latest data (Agri-News, Jul 23) Weather & Climate Mon, 23 Jul 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28027 2018-07-23T06:00:00Z Nominations open for the Western Canadian Dairy Seminar Award of Merit https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28060 The WCDS Award of Merit is inspired by the past contributions of Dr. John Kennelly (Agri-News, Jul 23) Business & Economics Mon, 23 Jul 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28060 2018-07-23T06:00:00Z U of A Wheat Breeding Tour https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28028 This tour is taking place at the Plant Science Lab on the University of Alberta's South Campus in Edmonton. (Agri-News, Jul 23) Crops Mon, 23 Jul 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28028 2018-07-23T06:00:00Z Learn about Blind Spots with this Interactive Display https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28056 To help educate about the dangers around agricultural machinery, the Alberta Farm Safety Program now offers an interactive blind spot display (Agri-News, Jul 23) Rural Services Mon, 23 Jul 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28056 2018-07-23T06:00:00Z Wheat Prices on the Rise https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28053 Wheat prices have been rallying lately after being weak for several years. The Wheat market, as of July 31, 2018 (Agri-News, Jul 23) Business & Economics Mon, 23 Jul 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28053 2018-07-23T06:00:00Z Fusarium Head Blight Concerns at Harvest https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28054 Why it is necessary to integrate additional measures at the time of harvest into your disease prevention program (Agri-News, Jul 23) Crops Mon, 23 Jul 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28054 2018-07-23T06:00:00Z Keep it Clean and Pre-Harvest Intervals https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28040 what producers need to consider when looking at their options for either pre-harvest weed control or a desiccation product (Agri-News, Jul 23) Crops Mon, 23 Jul 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28040 2018-07-23T06:00:00Z