Agriculture and Food : Call of the Land http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/homemain/cotl Call of the Land is a week-day agricultural radio program produced by Alberta Agriculture and Forestry. Listen to Call of the Land for the latest developments in agricultural technologies, research, production methods, and marketing trends, along with government programs and policies. Protecting Hay from the Elements http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl25693 Barry Yaremcio discusses how to protect hay from the elements (Call of the Land, Sep 28) Interview with Barry Yaremcio Crops Wed, 28 Sep 2016 06:00:00 GMT http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl25693 2016-09-28T06:00:00Z Increasing Efficiency and Productivity in your Operation http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl25694 Karen Goad discusses Productivity Improvement 101, and the October 3, 2016 deadline (Call of the Land, Sep 28) Interview with Karen Goad Business & Economics Wed, 28 Sep 2016 06:00:00 GMT http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl25694 2016-09-28T06:00:00Z Getting into Farming Information Session http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl25695 Marissa Brewer says this is for those who are thinking about getting into farming as a business (Call of the Land, Sep 28) Caitlynn Reesor has the details Business & Economics Wed, 28 Sep 2016 06:00:00 GMT http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl25695 2016-09-28T06:00:00Z Post-Harvest Weed Control http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl25682 Harry Brook discusses why and under what conditions growers should consider post-harvest weed control (Call of the Land, Sep 27) Interview with Harry Brook Diseases/Insects/ Pests Tue, 27 Sep 2016 06:00:00 GMT http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl25682 2016-09-27T06:00:00Z Panel Decision Echoes Farmers' Advocate Office Advisory on Rental Reductions http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl25683 Jeana Les discusses the ruling and what it means for landowners (Call of the Land, Sep 27) Interview with Jeana Les Business & Economics Tue, 27 Sep 2016 06:00:00 GMT http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl25683 2016-09-27T06:00:00Z 4-H Alumni Club http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl25684 4-H Canada launches a new 4-H alumni program, Club1913 (Call of the Land, Sep 27) Caitlynn Reesor discusses Learning & 4H Tue, 27 Sep 2016 06:00:00 GMT http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl25684 2016-09-27T06:00:00Z Weekly Livestock Market Summary http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl25679 The latest livestock market news with Herb Lock of FarmSense Marketing (Call of the Land, Sep 26) Interview with Herb Lock Business & Economics Mon, 26 Sep 2016 06:00:00 GMT http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl25679 2016-09-26T06:00:00Z Harvest Progress http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl25680 Harvest is estimated at 35% complete as of September 20, 2016, the slowest progress since 2010 (Call of the Land, Sep 26) Caitlynn Reesor has the details Statistics Mon, 26 Sep 2016 06:00:00 GMT http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl25680 2016-09-26T06:00:00Z Agri-Food Processing Lenders Conference http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl25681 Jill Dennis has details of the October 2016 conference in Nisku (Call of the Land, Sep 26) Interview with Jill Dennis Business & Economics Mon, 26 Sep 2016 06:00:00 GMT http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl25681 2016-09-26T06:00:00Z Weekly Grains and Oilseeds Market Summary http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl25661 The latest market news with Errol Anderson of ProMarket Communications (Call of the Land, Sep 23) Interview with Errol Anderson Business & Economics Fri, 23 Sep 2016 06:00:00 GMT http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl25661 2016-09-23T06:00:00Z HortSnacks-to-Go Webinar Series http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl25662 Dustin Morton gives an overview of the series, which starts October 17, 2016 (Call of the Land, Sep 23) Interview with Dustin Morton Crops Fri, 23 Sep 2016 06:00:00 GMT http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl25662 2016-09-23T06:00:00Z National Environmental Farm Plan Summit http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl25663 Details on the November 2016 Summit in Ottawa (Call of the Land, Sep 23) Caitlynn Reesor explains Food & Ag Processing Fri, 23 Sep 2016 06:00:00 GMT http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl25663 2016-09-23T06:00:00Z Swede Midge Survey Results http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl25657 Caitlynn Reesor has highlights from the 2016 survey (Call of the Land, Sep 22) Caitlynn Reesor has the details Diseases/Insects/ Pests Thu, 22 Sep 2016 06:00:00 GMT http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl25657 2016-09-22T06:00:00Z Trade Mission to China http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl25658 Albert Eringfeld discusses the November 2016 trade mission to China and opportunities for Alberta companies (Call of the Land, Sep 22) Interview with Albert Eringfeld Trade Thu, 22 Sep 2016 06:00:00 GMT http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl25658 2016-09-22T06:00:00Z New Cattle Event at Northlands http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl25659 Details on BeefTech, which gives participants the opportunity to explore the latest tools, technology and management practices in the cattle industry (Call of the Land, Sep 22) Caitlynn Reesor discusses Rural Services Thu, 22 Sep 2016 06:00:00 GMT http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl25659 2016-09-22T06:00:00Z Traceability Symposium http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl25660 Paul Laronde has details of the November 2-3, 2016 symposium in Calgary (Call of the Land, Sep 22) Interview with Paul Laronde Livestock Thu, 22 Sep 2016 06:00:00 GMT http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl25660 2016-09-22T06:00:00Z AgriStability Deadline http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl25654 Jane Mercier has details on the September 30, 2016 deadline (Call of the Land, Sep 21) Interview with Jane Mercier Business & Economics Wed, 21 Sep 2016 06:00:00 GMT http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl25654 2016-09-21T06:00:00Z Agricultural Labour Summit http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl25655 Al Dooley discusses the October 26, 2016 event in Olds (Call of the Land, Sep 21) Interview with Al Dooley Business & Economics Wed, 21 Sep 2016 06:00:00 GMT http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl25655 2016-09-21T06:00:00Z Improving Efficiency in your Business http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl25656 Jody Marshall discusses Productivity Improvement 101 and the opportunity for participants to be selected for on-site visits (Call of the Land, Sep 21) Interview with Jody Marshall Business & Economics Wed, 21 Sep 2016 06:00:00 GMT http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl25656 2016-09-21T06:00:00Z