Agriculture and Food : Call of the Land http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/homemain/cotl Call of the Land is a week-day agricultural radio program produced by Alberta Agriculture and Forestry. Listen to Call of the Land for the latest developments in agricultural technologies, research, production methods, and marketing trends, along with government programs and policies. Wet Harvest Conditions and Swathing Canola http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl25564 Murray Hartman discusses options for producers facing wet harvest conditions (Call of the Land, Aug 30) Interview with Murray Hartman Crops Tue, 30 Aug 2016 06:00:00 GMT http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl25564 2016-08-30T06:00:00Z Harvest Safety http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl25565 Nicole Hornett discusses one key to having a safe harvest - having a safety plan on the farm (Call of the Land, Aug 30) Interview with Nicole Hornett Rural Services Tue, 30 Aug 2016 06:00:00 GMT http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl25565 2016-08-30T06:00:00Z Companies Invited to Canada Food Expo Japan and Korea 2016 http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl25566 Details application deadline for expo (Call of the Land, Aug 30) Caitlynn Reesor discusses Trade Tue, 30 Aug 2016 06:00:00 GMT http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl25566 2016-08-30T06:00:00Z Barriers to Rural Alberta Women Entrepreneurs http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl25567 Heather Broughton discusses results from a research program (Call of the Land, Aug 30) Interview with Heather Broughton Business & Economics Tue, 30 Aug 2016 06:00:00 GMT http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl25567 2016-08-30T06:00:00Z Weekly Livestock Market Summary http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl25559 The latest livestock market news with Herb Lock of FarmSense Marketing (Call of the Land, Aug 29) Interview with Herb Lock Business & Economics Mon, 29 Aug 2016 06:00:00 GMT http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl25559 2016-08-29T06:00:00Z Frost and Swathing Canola http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl25560 Murray Hartman discusses timing of swathing canola if there is frost in the forecast (Call of the Land, Aug 29) Interview with Murray Hartman Crops Mon, 29 Aug 2016 06:00:00 GMT http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl25560 2016-08-29T06:00:00Z Crop Conditions and Harvest Update http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl25561 Details from the August 23, 2016 crop report (Call of the Land, Aug 29) Caitlynn Reesor has the details Statistics Mon, 29 Aug 2016 06:00:00 GMT http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl25561 2016-08-29T06:00:00Z When to Swath Canola http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl25550 Murray Hartman discusses such factors as disease, seed colour change, plant density, and weather in making the decision when to swath (Call of the Land, Aug 26) Interview with Murray Hartman Crops Fri, 26 Aug 2016 06:00:00 GMT http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl25550 2016-08-26T06:00:00Z Weekly Grains and Oilseeds Market Summary http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl25551 The latest market news with Errol Anderson of ProMarket Communications (Call of the Land, Aug 26) Interview with Errol Anderson Business & Economics Fri, 26 Aug 2016 06:00:00 GMT http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl25551 2016-08-26T06:00:00Z Management of Late Blight in Tomatoes http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl25552 Rob Spencer discusses management tips for late blight in tomatoes (Call of the Land, Aug 26) Interview with Rob Spencer Diseases/Insects/ Pests Fri, 26 Aug 2016 06:00:00 GMT http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl25552 2016-08-26T06:00:00Z Management of Late Blight in Potatoes and Tomatoes http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl25547 Rob Spencer says late blight has not been reported this season, but growers need to be vigilant (Call of the Land, Aug 25) Interview with Rob Spencer Diseases/Insects/ Pests Thu, 25 Aug 2016 06:00:00 GMT http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl25547 2016-08-25T06:00:00Z Open Farm Days a Big Success http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl25548 Brenda Hanson looks at the week-end events (Call of the Land, Aug 25) Interview with Brenda Hanson Business & Economics Thu, 25 Aug 2016 06:00:00 GMT http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl25548 2016-08-25T06:00:00Z Upcoming Webinar Series http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl25549 Details on the Beef Cattle Research Council's webinars (Call of the Land, Aug 25) Caitlynn Reesor has the details Livestock Thu, 25 Aug 2016 06:00:00 GMT http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl25549 2016-08-25T06:00:00Z Storing Crops Safely http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl25543 Harry Brook says safe storage starts as soon as you take the crop off (Call of the Land, Aug 24) Interview with Harry Brook Crops Wed, 24 Aug 2016 06:00:00 GMT http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl25543 2016-08-24T06:00:00Z Canola Crush Margins http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl25544 Neil Blue discusses stronger canola crush margins and what they means for canola producers (Call of the Land, Aug 24) Interview with Neil Blue Business & Economics Wed, 24 Aug 2016 06:00:00 GMT http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl25544 2016-08-24T06:00:00Z Crop Production Estimates http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl25545 Statistics Canada estimates wheat, barley and lentil production to increase, while canola and soybean production to decline (Call of the Land, Aug 24) Caitlynn Reesor has the details Statistics Wed, 24 Aug 2016 06:00:00 GMT http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl25545 2016-08-24T06:00:00Z Harvesting Peas and Cereals http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl25538 Harry Brook discusses harvest management for peas and cereals (Call of the Land, Aug 23) Interview with Harry Brook Crops Tue, 23 Aug 2016 06:00:00 GMT http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl25538 2016-08-23T06:00:00Z Agritourism and Farm Direct Marketing Bus Tour http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl25539 Colin Gosselin has details of a September 14 bus tour for agritourism and direct marketers in the Strathmore region (Call of the Land, Aug 23) Interview with Colin Gosselin Business & Economics Tue, 23 Aug 2016 06:00:00 GMT http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl25539 2016-08-23T06:00:00Z Funding for Irrigation Districts http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl25540 Details on $1 million in grants from Growing Forward 2 (Call of the Land, Aug 23) Caitlynn Reesor discusses Soil/Water/Air Tue, 23 Aug 2016 06:00:00 GMT http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl25540 2016-08-23T06:00:00Z Obsolete Pesticide Disposal Sites to Return this Fall http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl25541 Details on dates and sites in central and northern Alberta (Call of the Land, Aug 23) Caitlynn Reesor has the details Soil/Water/Air Tue, 23 Aug 2016 06:00:00 GMT http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl25541 2016-08-23T06:00:00Z