Agriculture and Food : Call of the Land https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/homemain/cotl Call of the Land is a week-day agricultural radio program produced by Alberta Agriculture and Forestry. Listen to Call of the Land for the latest developments in agricultural technologies, research, production methods, and marketing trends, along with government programs and policies. Weekly Insect Update https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl27792 Scott Meers discusses flea beetles, the cutworm reporting tool, and diamondback moths (Call of the Land, May 24) Interview with Scott Meers Diseases/Insects/ Pests Thu, 24 May 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl27792 2018-05-24T06:00:00Z Evaluating the Impact of Calving at Different Times of the Year https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl27793 Barry Yaremcio discusses results from a recent evaluation of calving times (Call of the Land, May 24) Interview with Barry Yaremcio Business & Economics Thu, 24 May 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl27793 2018-05-24T06:00:00Z Moving Farm Equipment Safely https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl27794 Kenda Lubeck says when it comes to moving farm equipment on public roads, a little planning can go a long way toward preventing accidents (Call of the Land, May 24) Interview with Kenda Lubeck Rural Services Thu, 24 May 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl27794 2018-05-24T06:00:00Z To Calf Early or Late? https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl27788 Barry Yaremcio says that decision can have a large impact on a producer's bottom line (Call of the Land, May 23) Interview with Barry Yaremcio Business & Economics Wed, 23 May 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl27788 2018-05-23T06:00:00Z Western Livestock Price Insurance Program https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl27789 Brenda Hagen provides the basics of the program and a reminder of an upcoming deadline (Call of the Land, May 23) Interview with Brenda Hagen Business & Economics Wed, 23 May 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl27789 2018-05-23T06:00:00Z Riparian Management Courses https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl27790 Luke Wonneck discusses upcoming two-day courses on riparian management (Call of the Land, May 23) Interview with Luke Wonneck Soil/Water/Air Wed, 23 May 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl27790 2018-05-23T06:00:00Z Early Season Weed Control https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl27782 Harry Brook says early weed control has many benefits as weeds compete with crops for nutrients, water and light (Call of the Land, May 22) Interview with Harry Brook Diseases/Insects/ Pests Tue, 22 May 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl27782 2018-05-22T06:00:00Z Upcoming Plot Hop https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl27783 Jamie Puchinger with Farming Smarter discusses their June 7 plot hop at their Lethbridge site (Call of the Land, May 22) Interview with Jamie Puchinger Crops Tue, 22 May 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl27783 2018-05-22T06:00:00Z Seeding Progress https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl27784 Ashan Shooshtarian has details from the latest crop report, with conditions as of May 15, 2018 (Call of the Land, May 22) Interview with Ashan Shooshtarian Statistics Tue, 22 May 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl27784 2018-05-22T06:00:00Z Weekly Grains and Oilseeds Market Summary https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl27779 The latest market news with Errol Anderson of ProMarket Communications (Call of the Land, May 18) Interview with Errol Anderson Business & Economics Fri, 18 May 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl27779 2018-05-18T06:00:00Z Rolling Pea and Lentil Fields https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl27780 Assuring crop quality and improving harvesting operations are the goals of rolling pea and lentil fields after seeding (Call of the Land, May 18) Interview with Neil Whatley Crops Fri, 18 May 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl27780 2018-05-18T06:00:00Z Rethink Field Windbreaks https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl27781 Toso Bozic says there needs to be what he calls a rethink about the importance of windbreaks (Call of the Land, May 18) Caitlynn Reesor has the details Crops Fri, 18 May 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl27781 2018-05-18T06:00:00Z