Agriculture and Food : Call of the Land http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/homemain/cotl Call of the Land is a week-day agricultural radio program produced by Alberta Agriculture and Forestry. Listen to Call of the Land for the latest developments in agricultural technologies, research, production methods, and marketing trends, along with government programs and policies. Weed Control Measures http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl26560 Harry Brook discusses what to consider if using herbicides, and other control measure (Call of the Land, May 23) Interview with Harry Brook Diseases/Insects/ Pests Tue, 23 May 2017 06:00:00 GMT http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl26560 2017-05-23T06:00:00Z Seeding Progress and Update on Unharvested Acres http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl26561 Ashan Shooshtarian has highlights from the May 16, 2017 crop report (Call of the Land, May 23) Interview with Ashan Shooshtarian Statistics Tue, 23 May 2017 06:00:00 GMT http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl26561 2017-05-23T06:00:00Z Helping Others Dealing with Stress http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl26562 Dr. Nick Mitchell discusses how to help someone experiencing stress (Call of the Land, May 23) Interview with Dr. Nick Mitchell Rural Services Tue, 23 May 2017 06:00:00 GMT http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl26562 2017-05-23T06:00:00Z Weekly Grains and Oilseeds Market Summary http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl26556 The latest market news with Errol Anderson of ProMarket Communications (Call of the Land, May 19) Interview with Errol Anderson Business & Economics Fri, 19 May 2017 06:00:00 GMT http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl26556 2017-05-19T06:00:00Z Early Season Weed Control http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl26557 Harry Brook discusses the importance of getting on top of weeds early in the growing season (Call of the Land, May 19) Interview with Harry Brook Diseases/Insects/ Pests Fri, 19 May 2017 06:00:00 GMT http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl26557 2017-05-19T06:00:00Z Summer Farm Employment Program http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl26558 A reminder the application deadline is May 31, 2017 (Call of the Land, May 19) Caitlynn Reesor has the details Rural Services Fri, 19 May 2017 06:00:00 GMT http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl26558 2017-05-19T06:00:00Z Moving Farm Equipment Safely http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl26559 Nicole Hornett says route planning is key to moving farm equipment safely (Call of the Land, May 19) Interview with Nicole Hornett Rural Services Fri, 19 May 2017 06:00:00 GMT http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl26559 2017-05-19T06:00:00Z AFSC Extends Recommended Seeding Dates http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl26552 Chris Dyck discusses extension of seeding dates and unseeded acreage benefit (Call of the Land, May 18) Interview with Chris Dyck Rural Services Thu, 18 May 2017 06:00:00 GMT http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl26552 2017-05-18T06:00:00Z Insect Update http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl26553 Scott Meers discusses how the cool spring weather has affected insect populations (Call of the Land, May 18) Interview with Scott Meers Diseases/Insects/ Pests Thu, 18 May 2017 06:00:00 GMT http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl26553 2017-05-18T06:00:00Z 4-H Alberta Premier's Award Recipient http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl26554 Alyssa Henderson, award recipient, discusses her role (Call of the Land, May 18) Interview with Alyssa Henderson Learning & 4H Thu, 18 May 2017 06:00:00 GMT http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl26554 2017-05-18T06:00:00Z AFSC Update http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl26548 AFSC has extended recommended seeding dates for some crops and has also increased unseeded acreage benefit entitlement (Call of the Land, May 17) Caitlynn Reesor discusses Rural Services Wed, 17 May 2017 06:00:00 GMT http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl26548 2017-05-17T06:00:00Z Carbon Offsets and Management of Unharvested Crops http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl26549 Paul Jungnitsch discusses how tillage and burning will affect a producer's eligibility in the program (Call of the Land, May 17) Interview with Paul Jungitsch Crops Wed, 17 May 2017 06:00:00 GMT http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl26549 2017-05-17T06:00:00Z Resources for Stress and Mental Health http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl26550 Dr. Nick Mitchell discusses available resources (Call of the Land, May 17) Interview with Dr. Nick Mitchell Rural Services Wed, 17 May 2017 06:00:00 GMT http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl26550 2017-05-17T06:00:00Z Women in the Agri-Food Sector http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl26551 Jean Marie Uwizeyimana looks at participation of women in Alberta's agri-food sector (Call of the Land, May 17) Interview with Jean Marie Uwizeyimana Statistics Wed, 17 May 2017 06:00:00 GMT http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl26551 2017-05-17T06:00:00Z Seed-Placed Fertilizer http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl26542 Mark Cutts discusses best management practices for seed-placed fertilizer (Call of the Land, May 16) Interview with Mark Cutts Crops Tue, 16 May 2017 06:00:00 GMT http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl26542 2017-05-16T06:00:00Z Identifying and Dealing with Stress http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl26543 Dr. Nick Mitchell discusses symptoms of stress and some coping strategies (Call of the Land, May 16) Interview with Dr. Nick Mitchell Rural Services Tue, 16 May 2017 06:00:00 GMT http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl26543 2017-05-16T06:00:00Z Upcoming Trade Mission to Taiwan http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl26544 Alberta companies are invited to participate in a mission to Food Taipei from June 16-23, 2017 (Call of the Land, May 16) Caitlynn Reesor discusses Trade Tue, 16 May 2017 06:00:00 GMT http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl26544 2017-05-16T06:00:00Z