Agriculture and Food : Call of the Land https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/homemain/cotl Call of the Land is a week-day agricultural radio program produced by Alberta Agriculture and Forestry. Listen to Call of the Land for the latest developments in agricultural technologies, research, production methods, and marketing trends, along with government programs and policies. Seeding annuals for fall grazing https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28103 Karin Lindquist says this is one option for extending the grazing season (Call of the Land, Aug 21) Interview with Karin Lindquist Livestock Tue, 21 Aug 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28103 2018-08-21T06:00:00Z Alberta Canola Producers Commission looking for directors https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28104 Directors are needed in regions 3, 6, 9, and 12 (Call of the Land, Aug 21) Caitlynn Reesor has the details Business & Economics Tue, 21 Aug 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28104 2018-08-21T06:00:00Z Real Gross Domestic product for Alberta's agri-food industries https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28105 Jean Marie Uwizeyimana has some of the highlights from 2017 (Call of the Land, Aug 21) Interview with Jean Marie Uwizeyimana Statistics Tue, 21 Aug 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28105 2018-08-21T06:00:00Z Weekly livestock market summary https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28095 The latest livestock market news with Herb Lock of FarmSense Marketing (Call of the Land, Aug 20) Interview with Herb Lock Business & Economics Mon, 20 Aug 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28095 2018-08-20T06:00:00Z Monitoring stored grain https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28096 Harry Brook says it's important to monitor stored grain to ensure worry-free winter crop storage (Call of the Land, Aug 20) Interview with Harry Brook Crops Mon, 20 Aug 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28096 2018-08-20T06:00:00Z Highlights from the latest Alberta Crop Report https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28097 Caitlynn Reesor has the highlights Statistics Mon, 20 Aug 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28097 2018-08-20T06:00:00Z Weekly grains and oilseeds market summary https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28090 The latest market news with Errol Anderson of ProMarket Communications (Call of the Land, Aug 17) Interview with Errol Anderson Business & Economics Fri, 17 Aug 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28090 2018-08-17T06:00:00Z Preparing bins for harvest https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28091 Harry Brook says a little preparation can go a long ways to ensure worry-free winter crop storage (Call of the Land, Aug 17) Interview with Harry Brook Crops Fri, 17 Aug 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28091 2018-08-17T06:00:00Z Agroforestry and Woodlot Extension Society https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28092 Noel St. Jean discusses the type of education and extension work the society does, and some examples of projects (Call of the Land, Aug 17) Interview with Noel St. Jean Business & Economics Fri, 17 Aug 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28092 2018-08-17T06:00:00Z Weekly insect update https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28081 Scott Meers discusses bertha armyworm, flea beetles, pea leaf weevil, and grasshopper (Call of the Land, Aug 16) Interview with Scott Meers Diseases/Insects/ Pests Thu, 16 Aug 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28081 2018-08-16T06:00:00Z Glyphosate application for pre-harvest perennial weed control https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28082 Mark Cutts discusses the timing and rate of glyphosate application for pre-harvest perennial weed control (Call of the Land, Aug 16) Interview with Mark Cutts Diseases/Insects/ Pests Thu, 16 Aug 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28082 2018-08-16T06:00:00Z Alberta Open Farm Days https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28083 Debbie Penner of Premium Sausage discusses her local food operation and what people will see and experience when they visit (Call of the Land, Aug 16) Interview with Debbie Penner Business & Economics Thu, 16 Aug 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28083 2018-08-16T06:00:00Z Cost of production and AgriProfit$, part 2 https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28078 Ann Boyda discusses AgriProfitS efficiency measures for cow-calf producers (Call of the Land, Aug 15) Interview with Ann Boyda Business & Economics Wed, 15 Aug 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28078 2018-08-15T06:00:00Z Pre-harvest perennial weed control https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28079 Mark Cutts explains why the later stages of the growing season are effective for controlling perennial weeds (Call of the Land, Aug 15) Interview with Mark Cutts Diseases/Insects/ Pests Wed, 15 Aug 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28079 2018-08-15T06:00:00Z Agriculture Youth Council https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28080 Ag for Life is looking for youth to joins it Agriculture Youth Council (Call of the Land, Aug 15) Caitlynn Reesor has the details Rural Services Wed, 15 Aug 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28080 2018-08-15T06:00:00Z Cost of production and AgriProfit$ https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28075 Ann Boyda discusses the importance of calculating cost of production (Call of the Land, Aug 14) Interview with Ann Boyda Business & Economics Tue, 14 Aug 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28075 2018-08-14T06:00:00Z Interactive blind spot display https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28076 Janice Donkers takes a look at this new display to help keep children safe on the farm (Call of the Land, Aug 14) Interview with Janice Donkers Rural Services Tue, 14 Aug 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28076 2018-08-14T06:00:00Z Trade mission to the European Union https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28077 Alberta companies are invited to participate in a trade mission to the European Union to pursue opportunities in the Netherlands at SIAL Paris (Call of the Land, Aug 14) Caitlynn Reesor has the details Trade Tue, 14 Aug 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28077 2018-08-14T06:00:00Z