Agriculture and Food : News for All Audiences https://www.agric.gov.ab.ca/app21/news?audience=0 Contains news items relevant to the agriculture and food industry for All Audiences 2018 Government of Alberta 2018 Government of Alberta Agriculture and Food : News for All Audiences Web Page https://www.agric.gov.ab.ca/app21/rtw/icons/audience/audience_0.jpg https://www.agric.gov.ab.ca/app21/news Being a Host Farm at Open Farm Days https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl27802 Charlie Bredo of Troubled Monk Brewery discusses his experience of being a host for Open Farm Days (Call of the Land, May 25) Business & Economics Fri, 25 May 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl27802 2018-05-25T06:00:00Z Economics of Calving at Different Times of the Year https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl27801 Barry Yaremcio has highlights from an evaluation of calving in Strathmore (Call of the Land, May 25) Business & Economics Fri, 25 May 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl27801 2018-05-25T06:00:00Z Weekly Grains and Oilseeds Market Summary https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl27800 The latest market news with Errol Anderson of ProMarket Communications (Call of the Land, May 25) Business & Economics Fri, 25 May 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl27800 2018-05-25T06:00:00Z Evaluating the Impact of Calving at Different Times of the Year https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl27793 Barry Yaremcio discusses results from a recent evaluation of calving times (Call of the Land, May 24) Business & Economics Thu, 24 May 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl27793 2018-05-24T06:00:00Z Moving Farm Equipment Safely https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl27794 Kenda Lubeck says when it comes to moving farm equipment on public roads, a little planning can go a long way toward preventing accidents (Call of the Land, May 24) Rural Services Thu, 24 May 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl27794 2018-05-24T06:00:00Z Weekly Insect Update https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl27792 Scott Meers discusses flea beetles, the cutworm reporting tool, and diamondback moths (Call of the Land, May 24) Diseases/Insects/ Pests Thu, 24 May 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl27792 2018-05-24T06:00:00Z Riparian Management Courses https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl27790 Luke Wonneck discusses upcoming two-day courses on riparian management (Call of the Land, May 23) Soil/Water/Air Wed, 23 May 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl27790 2018-05-23T06:00:00Z To Calf Early or Late? https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl27788 Barry Yaremcio says that decision can have a large impact on a producer's bottom line (Call of the Land, May 23) Business & Economics Wed, 23 May 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl27788 2018-05-23T06:00:00Z Western Livestock Price Insurance Program https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl27789 Brenda Hagen provides the basics of the program and a reminder of an upcoming deadline (Call of the Land, May 23) Business & Economics Wed, 23 May 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl27789 2018-05-23T06:00:00Z 2018 Summer Farm Employment Program https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw27791 full-time farmers can now apply for this program that offers a grant to hire students for July and August (Agri-News, May 22) Learning & 4H Tue, 22 May 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw27791 2018-05-22T06:00:00Z ABP Environmental Stewardship Award Call for Nominations https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw27775 The Alberta Beef Producers (ABP) is seeking nominations for the 2019 Environmental Stewardship Award (Agri-News, May 22) Livestock Tue, 22 May 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw27775 2018-05-22T06:00:00Z Alberta Livestock and the Census of Agriculture for Canada https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw27795 A comparison of the Alberta livestock data from the 2016 and 2011 Census of Agriculture for Canada (Agri-News, May 22) Livestock Tue, 22 May 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw27795 2018-05-22T06:00:00Z Clubroot and Energy/Utility Developments https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw27777 the spread of clubroot can be a big concern for landowners who have oil, gas, or utility developments on their land (Agri-News, May 22) Diseases/Insects/ Pests Tue, 22 May 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw27777 2018-05-22T06:00:00Z Dangers of Blue-Green Algae https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw27787 Blue-green algae, a cyanobacteria, can cause organ damage or even death if ingested by livestock or pets (Agri-News, May 22) Soil/Water/Air Tue, 22 May 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw27787 2018-05-22T06:00:00Z Early Season Weed Control https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl27782 Harry Brook says early weed control has many benefits as weeds compete with crops for nutrients, water and light (Call of the Land, May 22) Diseases/Insects/ Pests Tue, 22 May 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl27782 2018-05-22T06:00:00Z International Marketing Opportunities https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw27799 Trade missions to South America, Miami, and Mexico for various ag industries in Alberta (Agri-News, May 22) Trade Tue, 22 May 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw27799 2018-05-22T06:00:00Z Managing Air Emissions from Confined Feeding Operations in Alberta https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw27786 The latest edition of Ammonia and Particulate Matter Emissions Inventory for CFOs in Alberta (APMEICA 2016) is now available (Agri-News, May 22) Livestock Tue, 22 May 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw27786 2018-05-22T06:00:00Z Managing your Riparian Areas https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw27798 Learn how to maximize the benefits of riparian areas to your own operations and to surrounding watersheds (Agri-News, May 22) Rural Services Tue, 22 May 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw27798 2018-05-22T06:00:00Z Seeding Progress https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl27784 Ashan Shooshtarian has details from the latest crop report, with conditions as of May 15, 2018 (Call of the Land, May 22) Statistics Tue, 22 May 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl27784 2018-05-22T06:00:00Z Selecting the Right Business Structure for Your Farm https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw27797 A look at the various business structures to adopt for your farm business (Agri-News, May 22) Business & Economics Tue, 22 May 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/agnw27797 2018-05-22T06:00:00Z Upcoming Plot Hop https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl27783 Jamie Puchinger with Farming Smarter discusses their June 7 plot hop at their Lethbridge site (Call of the Land, May 22) Crops Tue, 22 May 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl27783 2018-05-22T06:00:00Z Rethink Field Windbreaks https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl27781 Toso Bozic says there needs to be what he calls a rethink about the importance of windbreaks (Call of the Land, May 18) Crops Fri, 18 May 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl27781 2018-05-18T06:00:00Z Rolling Pea and Lentil Fields https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl27780 Assuring crop quality and improving harvesting operations are the goals of rolling pea and lentil fields after seeding (Call of the Land, May 18) Crops Fri, 18 May 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl27780 2018-05-18T06:00:00Z Weekly Grains and Oilseeds Market Summary https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl27779 The latest market news with Errol Anderson of ProMarket Communications (Call of the Land, May 18) Business & Economics Fri, 18 May 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl27779 2018-05-18T06:00:00Z