Agriculture and Food : Agri-News https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/homemain/agnw Agri-News is a news package published each Monday that has information of interest to Albertans on agriculture, food and beverage production, marketing, research, provincial events and policy, and home gardening. Register now for the Introductory Fruit Production Workshop https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28601 Fruit varieties, maintenance and harvest are just some of the topics to be covered in this workshop (Agri-News, Jan 18) Crops Fri, 18 Jan 2019 07:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28601 2019-01-18T07:00:00Z Farm to Market to Table Conference https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28602 Learn more about direct market production, and connect with peers and experts at this year's conference (Agri-News, Jan 18) Crops Fri, 18 Jan 2019 07:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28602 2019-01-18T07:00:00Z Nurturing mental health and wellness on the farm https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28581 Most Alberta farm operations are family-based businesses. Because of this, it can be hard to get away from the daily grind (Agri-News, Jan 18) Rural Services Fri, 18 Jan 2019 07:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28581 2019-01-18T07:00:00Z Smart Parkland survey https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28604 Residents need to fill out online survey as part of proposal to the Canadian Smart Cities Challenge, (Agri-News, Jan 18) Rural Services Fri, 18 Jan 2019 07:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28604 2019-01-18T07:00:00Z Register for International Food & Drink in London https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28576 The mission will highlight Alberta as a preferred supplier of agri-food products & inform companies on distribution channels and logistics (Agri-News, Jan 18) Food & Ag Processing Fri, 18 Jan 2019 07:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28576 2019-01-18T07:00:00Z Minister MacAulay announces investment to keep Canada's crop sector on cutting edge https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28603 Up to $39.3 million to four science clusters including barley, wheat, diverse field crops and soybean under CAP (Agri-News, Jan 18) Crops Fri, 18 Jan 2019 07:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28603 2019-01-18T07:00:00Z Olds College Welcomes New Director, Applied Research, Centre of Innovation https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28578 announce Dr. Joy Agnew has accepted the position of Director, Applied Research, Centre of Innovation (Agri-News, Jan 18) Learning & 4H Fri, 18 Jan 2019 07:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28578 2019-01-18T07:00:00Z Register for the Feed What You Need webinar https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28606 feeding program options available, problems to avoid and how to get information from experts in the field of animal nutrition. (Agri-News, Jan 18) Livestock Fri, 18 Jan 2019 07:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28606 2019-01-18T07:00:00Z Carrying charges in the crop markets https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28607 the cause and how to take advantage of the price spread for crops between delivery months (Agri-News, Jan 18) Business & Economics Fri, 18 Jan 2019 07:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28607 2019-01-18T07:00:00Z New Exporters Mission to Seattle https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28579 AF and BC are looking to develop a two-day educational mission for Alberta and BC companies in Seattle (Agri-News, Jan 4) Food & Ag Processing Fri, 04 Jan 2019 07:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28579 2019-01-04T07:00:00Z Aherne Innovation Prize at 2019 Banff Pork Seminar shared by two winners https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28574 Developers of a tool for automating hog tattooing and another who designed a simple approach for protecting piglets awarded (Agri-News, Jan 4) Livestock Fri, 04 Jan 2019 07:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28574 2019-01-04T07:00:00Z FCC watching five top economic trends in 2019 https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28575 FCC chief agricultural economist J.P. Gervais shares five key economic trends in agriculture to watch in 2019 (Agri-News, Jan 4) Business & Economics Fri, 04 Jan 2019 07:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28575 2019-01-04T07:00:00Z Being GMP Ready in the Natural Health Products Sector workshop https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28555 Good manufacturing practices (GMP) is a key component in the NHP sector is the focus of this workshop onTuesday, January 29 (Agri-News, Jan 4) Business & Economics Fri, 04 Jan 2019 07:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28555 2019-01-04T07:00:00Z Green seed canola - what to consider when marketing https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28556 Harvested canola samples in 2018 contained variable levels of green seed & what producers should consider when marketing it (Agri-News, Jan 4) Crops Fri, 04 Jan 2019 07:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28556 2019-01-04T07:00:00Z Still time to register for Ladies Livestock Lessons https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28582 Ladies Livestock Lessons is designed for women involved in or interested in the profession of managing livestock (Agri-News, Jan 4) Rural Services Fri, 04 Jan 2019 07:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28582 2019-01-04T07:00:00Z Getting into Local Foods workshop https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28580 Learn about the opportunities and challenges of selling food direct-to-consumers during this one-day workshop (Agri-News, Jan 4) Food & Ag Processing Fri, 04 Jan 2019 07:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28580 2019-01-04T07:00:00Z Moisture situation update as of January 6, 2019 https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28583 Ralph Wright, manager of the agro-meteorological applications and modelling section, analyzes the latest data (Agri-News, Jan 4) Weather & Climate Fri, 04 Jan 2019 07:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28583 2019-01-04T07:00:00Z Alberta Milk now accepting applications for New Entrant Assistance Program https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28558 The program offers a quota loan at no cost to successful applicants that want to be dairy farmers anywhere in the province (Agri-News, Jan 4) Livestock Fri, 04 Jan 2019 07:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28558 2019-01-04T07:00:00Z The weed seed bank -- how to prevent unwelcome deposits https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28554 how the weed seed bank works and how to reduce its potency (Agri-News, Jan 4) Crops Fri, 04 Jan 2019 07:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28554 2019-01-04T07:00:00Z Nominations open for AFAC Awards of Distinction https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28557 these awards recognize individuals or groups who have made exceptional contributions in the field of livestock welfare (Agri-News, Jan 4) Livestock Fri, 04 Jan 2019 07:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw28557 2019-01-04T07:00:00Z