Agriculture and Food : Call of the Land http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/homemain/cotl Call of the Land is a week-day agricultural radio program produced by Alberta Agriculture and Forestry. Listen to Call of the Land for the latest developments in agricultural technologies, research, production methods, and marketing trends, along with government programs and policies. Cow-Calfenomics Returns http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl27068 Rick Dehod discusses this learning opportunity for those in the beef industry (Call of the Land, Oct 19) Interview with Rick Dehod Business & Economics Thu, 19 Oct 2017 06:00:00 GMT http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl27068 2017-10-19T06:00:00Z Genomic Breed Composition http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl27069 John Basarab discusses other benefits of knowing genomic breed composition (Call of the Land, Oct 19) Interview with John Basarab Livestock Thu, 19 Oct 2017 06:00:00 GMT http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl27069 2017-10-19T06:00:00Z Alberta Goat Convention http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl27070 Merna Gisler has details of the October 27-28, 2017 convention in Edmonton (Call of the Land, Oct 19) Interview with Merna Gisler Livestock Thu, 19 Oct 2017 06:00:00 GMT http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl27070 2017-10-19T06:00:00Z Inspecting Dugouts http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl27063 Dan Benson says to ensure a dugout remains a viable water source, it is important to regularly inspect the dugout, especially before winter sets in (Call of the Land, Oct 18) Interview with Dan Benson Soil/Water/Air Wed, 18 Oct 2017 06:00:00 GMT http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl27063 2017-10-18T06:00:00Z Genomic Breed Composition http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl27065 John Basarab discusses how this tool can benefit cattle producers (Call of the Land, Oct 18) Interview with John Basarab Livestock Wed, 18 Oct 2017 06:00:00 GMT http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl27065 2017-10-18T06:00:00Z Wanted: Frost-Damaged Faba Beans http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl27066 Miranda Smit is looking for frost-damaged faba beans for a research project (Call of the Land, Oct 18) Interview with Miranda Smit Crops Wed, 18 Oct 2017 06:00:00 GMT http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl27066 2017-10-18T06:00:00Z Genomic Tools and Beef Cattle http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl27060 John Basarab discusses how genetic and genomic tools can make a difference in productivity and profitability of a cow herd (Call of the Land, Oct 17) Interview with John Basarab Livestock Tue, 17 Oct 2017 06:00:00 GMT http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl27060 2017-10-17T06:00:00Z Business Plans http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl27061 Kathy Bosse explains the value of having a business plan and how to go about developing one (Call of the Land, Oct 17) Interview with Kathy Bosse Business & Economics Tue, 17 Oct 2017 06:00:00 GMT http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl27061 2017-10-17T06:00:00Z Cypress Conference http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl27062 Jamie Puchinger has details of the October 26, 2017 inaugural conference in Medicine Hat (Call of the Land, Oct 17) Interview with Jamie Puchinger Rural Services Tue, 17 Oct 2017 06:00:00 GMT http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl27062 2017-10-17T06:00:00Z Weekly Livestock Market Summary http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl27057 The latest livestock market news with Herb Lock of Farm$ense Marketing (Call of the Land, Oct 16) Interview with Herb Lock Business & Economics Mon, 16 Oct 2017 06:00:00 GMT http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl27057 2017-10-16T06:00:00Z Canadian Roundtable for Sustainable Beef http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl27058 An initiative developed to enhance sustainability efforts within the Canadian beef industry is seeking additional public input (Call of the Land, Oct 16) Caitlynn Reesor has the details Livestock Mon, 16 Oct 2017 06:00:00 GMT http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl27058 2017-10-16T06:00:00Z Crop Report and Harvest Progress http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl27059 Highlights from the crop report with conditions as of October 10, 2017 (Call of the Land, Oct 16) Caitlynn Reesor has the highlights Statistics Mon, 16 Oct 2017 06:00:00 GMT http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl27059 2017-10-16T06:00:00Z Weekly Grains and Oilseeds Market Summary http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl27054 The latest market news with Errol Anderson of ProMarket Communications (Call of the Land, Oct 13) Interview with Errol Anderson Business & Economics Fri, 13 Oct 2017 06:00:00 GMT http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl27054 2017-10-13T06:00:00Z Prevent Farm Equipment Entanglements http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl27055 Blair Takahashi discusses what to consider to prevent entanglements (Call of the Land, Oct 13) Interview with Blair Takahashi Rural Services Fri, 13 Oct 2017 06:00:00 GMT http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl27055 2017-10-13T06:00:00Z Tools to Build Your Cow Herd Seminars http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl27056 Barry Yaremcio discusses topics to be covered at the seminars, which run October 23, to November 2, 2017 (Call of the Land, Oct 13) Interview with Barry Yaremcio Livestock Fri, 13 Oct 2017 06:00:00 GMT http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl27056 2017-10-13T06:00:00Z