Agriculture and Food : Agri-News https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/homemain/agnw Agri-News is a news package published each Monday that has information of interest to Albertans on agriculture, food and beverage production, marketing, research, provincial events and policy, and home gardening. Give your Input on Round 2 of CAP Consultation in Alberta https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw27436 Alberta Agriculture and Forestry has developed a short online survey for input on the program concepts for the Canadian Agricultural Partnership (Agri-News, Feb 15) Rural Services Thu, 15 Feb 2018 07:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw27436 2018-02-15T07:00:00Z Accrual and Changing Inventory Value https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw27350 An explanation of how to calculate accrued income from fluctuations in value of livestock and crops (Agri-News, Feb 15) Business & Economics Thu, 15 Feb 2018 07:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw27350 2018-02-15T07:00:00Z Alberta Agri-food Products Showcased on Cookpad Japan https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw27399 Japanese bloggers attended a cooking class and seminar at Cookpad Japan to learn more about Canadian agriculture and agri-food products (Agri-News, Feb 15) Trade Thu, 15 Feb 2018 07:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw27399 2018-02-15T07:00:00Z Applied Research and Extension Associations https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw27226 These associations take research and make it practical, showing you how innovations and new ideas can work within your operation and your region (Agri-News, Feb 15) Business & Economics Thu, 15 Feb 2018 07:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw27226 2018-02-15T07:00:00Z Planning a Farm Safety Day Camp https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw27401 A popular approach to promote farm safety awareness and education among children and youth is to organize a farm safety day camp (Agri-News, Jan 24) Rural Services Wed, 24 Jan 2018 07:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw27401 2018-01-24T07:00:00Z The Importance of a Written Business Plan https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw27147 A written business plan is key to the long-term success of any business, especially when starting a new venture. (Agri-News, Jan 24) Business & Economics Wed, 24 Jan 2018 07:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw27147 2018-01-24T07:00:00Z SIAL China 2018 https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw27368 Alberta companies are invited to participate in a mission to SIAL China 2018 from May 11-25, 2018 (Agri-News, Jan 24) Trade Wed, 24 Jan 2018 07:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw27368 2018-01-24T07:00:00Z Important Change to Alberta's Carbon Offset System https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw27427 An important change has come to Alberta's Carbon Offset System. Farmers must be registered with an aggregation company prior to May 1, 2018 (Agri-News, Jan 24) Business & Economics Wed, 24 Jan 2018 07:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw27427 2018-01-24T07:00:00Z Grain Grade Disputes and the Harvest Sample Program https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw27412 Collaboration is key to ensure the grain supply chain in western Canada remains efficient (Agri-News, Jan 24) Crops Wed, 24 Jan 2018 07:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw27412 2018-01-24T07:00:00Z New Research into Greenhouse Design May Help Reduce Costs https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw27142 Commercial greenhouses should be able to benefit from research into construction materials and greenhouse design. (Agri-News, Jan 24) Crops Wed, 24 Jan 2018 07:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw27142 2018-01-24T07:00:00Z Basis: An Important Part of Marketing your Cattle https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw27416 Knowing how basis levels affect the price of your fed and feeder cattle is one part of a successful marketing approach for your cattle. (Agri-News, Jan 24) Business & Economics Wed, 24 Jan 2018 07:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw27416 2018-01-24T07:00:00Z Visit to Vietnam Identifies New Opportunities for Alberta's Food Industry Suppliers https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw27400 Opportunities for food industry suppliers in Vietnam (Agri-News, Jan 24) Trade Wed, 24 Jan 2018 07:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw27400 2018-01-24T07:00:00Z Alberta Agriculture and Forestry at the 2018 Ag-Expo https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw27432 The 2018 South Country CO-OP Ag-Expo takes over Exhibition Park in Lethbridge, from February 28 to March 2 (Agri-News, Jan 24) Rural Services Wed, 24 Jan 2018 07:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw27432 2018-01-24T07:00:00Z More Requests for the Farmer Pesticide Certificate Program https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw27423 The Ag-Info Centre is fielding more requests for the Farmer Pesticide Certificate Program. (Agri-News, Jan 24) Diseases/Insects/ Pests Wed, 24 Jan 2018 07:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw27423 2018-01-24T07:00:00Z Celebrating One Hundred Years of the Lamont and District Agricultural Society https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw27428 The Lamont and District Agricultural Society received the Alberta Agricultural Society Century Award (Agri-News, Jan 24) Learning & 4H Wed, 24 Jan 2018 07:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw27428 2018-01-24T07:00:00Z