Agriculture and Food : Call of the Land https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/homemain/cotl Call of the Land is a week-day agricultural radio program produced by Alberta Agriculture and Forestry. Listen to Call of the Land for the latest developments in agricultural technologies, research, production methods, and marketing trends, along with government programs and policies. Weekly grains and oilseeds market summary https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28221 The latest market news with Errol Anderson of ProMarket Communications (Call of the Land, Sep 21) Interview with Errol Anderson Business & Economics Fri, 21 Sep 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28221 2018-09-21T06:00:00Z Frost and moisture update https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28222 Ralph Wright takes a look at frost, snow and precipitation over the past 10 days (Call of the Land, Sep 21) Interview with Ralph Wright Weather & Climate Fri, 21 Sep 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28222 2018-09-21T06:00:00Z Preparing for fall tree planting https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28223 Planting trees in fall requires some planning and diligent work ahead of time (Call of the Land, Sep 21) Caitlynn Reesor discusses Crops Fri, 21 Sep 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28223 2018-09-21T06:00:00Z Farm Water Supply Program https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28214 Melissa Orr-Langner discusses this Canadian Agricultural Partnership program (Call of the Land, Sep 20) Interview with Melissa Orr-Langer Rural Services Thu, 20 Sep 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28214 2018-09-20T06:00:00Z Dealing with harvest farm fires https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28215 Blaine Metzger discusses how producers can deal with a fire during harvest (Call of the Land, Sep 20) Interview with Blaine Metzger Rural Services Thu, 20 Sep 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28215 2018-09-20T06:00:00Z Ghanaian tour of Alberta https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28216 As a follow up to the Alberta Agriculture and Forestry mission to Ghana, a Ghanaian delegation toured the province last month (Call of the Land, Sep 20) Caitlynn Reesor has the details Trade Thu, 20 Sep 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28216 2018-09-20T06:00:00Z Feeding light bushel weight grain https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28209 Barry Yaremcio discusses what producers need to keep in mind when feeding light bushel weight grain (Call of the Land, Sep 19) Interview with Barry Yaremcio Livestock Wed, 19 Sep 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28209 2018-09-19T06:00:00Z Preventing fires during harvest https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28210 Blaine Metzger says it all starts with having a safety or emergency plan on the farm (Call of the Land, Sep 19) Interview with Blaine Metzger Rural Services Wed, 19 Sep 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28210 2018-09-19T06:00:00Z Alberta Milk Awards https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28211 Nominations are now open for two Alberta Milk awards (Call of the Land, Sep 19) Caitlynn Reesor has the details Rural Services Wed, 19 Sep 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28211 2018-09-19T06:00:00Z Highlights from the Dairy Cost Study https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28204 Pauline VanBiert discusses the latest Dairy Cost Study (Call of the Land, Sep 18) Interview with Pauline VanBiert Business & Economics Tue, 18 Sep 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28204 2018-09-18T06:00:00Z Feeding light bushel weight grains https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28205 Barry Yaremcio says due to hot and dry conditions this year, bushel weight of some grains is much lower than what is considered normal (Call of the Land, Sep 18) Interview with Barry Yaremcio Livestock Tue, 18 Sep 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28205 2018-09-18T06:00:00Z Stars of Alberta Volunteer Awards https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28206 The nomination deadline is September 21, 2018 (Call of the Land, Sep 18) Caitlynn Reesor has the details Rural Services Tue, 18 Sep 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28206 2018-09-18T06:00:00Z Weekly Livestock Market Summary https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28197 The latest livestock market news with Herb Lock of FarmSense Marketing (Call of the Land, Sep 17) Interview with Herb Lock Business & Economics Mon, 17 Sep 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28197 2018-09-17T06:00:00Z Dairy Cost Study https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28198 Pauline Van Biert discusses why the study is done every year (Call of the Land, Sep 17) Interview with Pauline VanBiert Business & Economics Mon, 17 Sep 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28198 2018-09-17T06:00:00Z Harvest Progress https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28199 Highlights from the September 11, 2018 Alberta Crop Report (Call of the Land, Sep 17) Caitlynn Reesor has the highlights Statistics Mon, 17 Sep 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28199 2018-09-17T06:00:00Z Weekly Grains and Oilseeds Market Summary https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28194 The latest market news with Errol Anderson of Pro-Market Communications (Call of the Land, Sep 14) Interview with Errol Anderson Business & Economics Fri, 14 Sep 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28194 2018-09-14T06:00:00Z Comparing expensive feed versus custom feed https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28195 Dean Dyck does a comparison and says saving the most equity in the cows should be the primary goal (Call of the Land, Sep 14) Interview with Dean Dyck Business & Economics Fri, 14 Sep 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28195 2018-09-14T06:00:00Z Local food demand in Alberta https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28196 Christine Anderson discusses the Study of Local Food Demand in Alberta (Call of the Land, Sep 14) Interview with Christine Anderson Business & Economics Fri, 14 Sep 2018 06:00:00 GMT https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl28196 2018-09-14T06:00:00Z