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Ag Engineering

Farm Dugouts at Rolly View (Nov 17)
Dugout Construction Considerations (Oct 24)
Getting the Most out of Firewood (Sep 8)
What's in Your Water? (Aug 25)
Water for a Lifetime (Aug 18)
An Unseen Threat - Old, Unused Wells (Aug 11)
Dam and Dugout Design Workshop (Aug 5)
Groundwater 101 (Aug 5)

Business & Economics

Christmas Tree Tips - Toso Bozic looks at Christmas trees and their care (Agri-News, Nov 24)
Crop-adapted Spraying Webinar - The HortSnacks-to-Go webinar series continues on December 15 (Agri-News, Nov 24)
Surviving and Thriving under Canada's New Anti-spam Legislation - Explore Local is holding an Owner's and Marketer's Guide to Surviving & Thriving under Canada's New Anti-spam Legislation webinar on December 16 (Agri-News, Nov 24)
Crop Price Seasonality (Nov 17)
Planning - One of the Ingredients to Success (Nov 17)
Updated Agricultural Marketing Guide Now Available (Nov 17)
CowByte$ (Nov 10)
Ethics and Energy Negotiations (Nov 10)

Crops

Going Beyond Sustainability - Going Beyond Sustainability is the theme of this year's Western Canadian Grazing Conference (Agri-News, Nov 24)
2014 Peace Region Trial Results (Nov 17)
Greenhouse Sanitation Workshop (Nov 17)
Vegetable Wash Water Treatment and Recycling Webinar (Nov 10)
Canola Storage Considerations in November (Oct 31)
Western Canadian Grazing Conference (Oct 31)
Grazing Stubble Fields (Oct 14)
Harvest Sunlight: Feed the Soil (Oct 14)

Diseases/Insects/ Pests

New Research into Johne's Disease - New research is casting light on how age and bacterial load affect susceptibility to the causative agent of the disease (Agri-News, Nov 24)
New Video on BSE Surveillance - The Canadian Cattlemen's Association (CCA) has put together a new YouTube video (Agri-News, Nov 24)
Beeginners Beekeeping Course (Oct 31)
Biosecurity Guidelines for Horse Events (Oct 24)
Native Pollinators and Agriculture in Canada (Oct 20)
STOPDED GM and Conference (Oct 20)
The Elm Pruning Ban in Alberta is Now Over (Oct 6)
Fall Weed Control (Sep 29)

Food & Ag Processing

Morning Rush: Breakfast Meal Trends (Oct 14)
Education Program Increases Teens' Awareness of Healthy Food Choices (Sep 22)
Egg Farmers Launch Youth Development Program (Aug 11)
Alberta Mission to Turkey Identifies Opportunities in Livestock Genetics and Technologies (Jul 21)
Understanding Dark Cutting to Reduce Prevalence (Jul 21)
Canada Food West 2014 (Jul 14)
Extending the Shelf Life of Marinated Steaks (Jul 14)
Using Wood Waste and Biomass Waste to Energy Now! Workshop (Jun 16)

Food Safety

Food Safety from Farm to Fork - Food Safety from Farm to Fork takes place on December 10, 2014, at the Agri-Food Business Centre, Leduc (Agri-News, Nov 24)

Learning & 4H

New Member Inducted into 4-H Alberta Hall of Fame (Oct 31)
Alberta Barley Elections (Sep 8)

Livestock

Alberta Beef Producers Elect Delegates - The Alberta Beef Producers (ABP) have finished their 2014/2015 delegate elections, but still have some vacancies. (Agri-News, Nov 24)
Feeding Systems and Profitability (Nov 17)
Studying Cattle Feed Efficiency throughout Finishing (Nov 17)
ABP Photo Contest (Nov 10)
Banff Pork Seminar 2015 (Nov 10)
Horse Breeders and Owners Conference (Nov 10)
Manure Management Records are Mandatory in Alberta (Nov 10)
Alberta Egg Farm Wins Sustainability Awards (Oct 31)

Rural Services

Council Continues Work to Attract and Engage New Rural Entrepreneurs (Nov 17)
Statutes Amendment Act Introduced (Nov 17)
U of A Faculty Head Looks to Future (Nov 10)
Alberta FarmSafe Plan Testing to Continue (Oct 31)
Agriculture - Grow It! (Oct 24)
The Agriculture Faculty at the U of A Kicks off its Centennial Celebrations (Oct 20)
Building Soil - Creating Land (Oct 14)
Conflict Resolution Day (Oct 14)

Soil/Water/Air

Mighty Peace Watershed Alliance Hosting Webinars (Nov 17)
Lakeland Region Represented in ARECA (Oct 14)

Weather & Climate

Moisture Situation Update (Oct 24)
Soil Moisture Update (August 25) (Aug 25)
Moisture Situation Update - July 26 (Jul 28)
Moisture Situation Update - July 22 (Jul 21)
Southern Alberta Rains and the Effect on Crops (Jun 23)

Ag Engineering

Sizing a Dugout (Oct 23)

Business & Economics

Agricultural Labour Issues - The Canadian Agricultural Human Resource Council is seeking input from farmers across Canada (Call of the Land, Nov 25)
Farming Smarter Conference - Jamie Puchinger has highlights of the December 2 and 3 conference in Medicine Hat (Call of the Land, Nov 24)
Weekly Livestock Markets - Herb Lock of FarmSense Marketing has highlights from the past week (Call of the Land, Nov 24)
Next Generation Advisory Council Extended (Nov 21)
Seasonal Crop Prices (Nov 21)
Factors Affecting Commodity Prices (Nov 20)
Tree Care and Woodlots Workshop (Nov 20)
Alberta Agriculture Agricultural Marketing Guide Updated (Nov 19)

Crops

Seed Primers - JP Pettyjohn of SARDA discusses upcoming meetings and what attendees can expect to learn (Call of the Land, Nov 25)
Western Canadian Grazing Conference (Nov 21)
Alberta Canola Producers Commission Regional Meetings (Nov 14)
HortSnacks-to-Go Webinar (Nov 13)
Storing Canola (Nov 5)
Green Industry Show (Nov 4)
Alberta Pulse Growers Meeting Topics (Oct 29)
Pea Report (Oct 29)

Diseases/Insects/ Pests

New Video on BSE Surveillance (Nov 19)
Preventing the Spread of Equine Diseases (Nov 3)

Food & Ag Processing

Value-Added Opportunities in Alberta - Agriculture Minister Olson discusses value-added at the AAMDC convention (Call of the Land, Nov 24)

Learning & 4H

New Inductee into the 4-H Alberta Hall of Fame (Nov 7)
2014 Beef and Sheep Leaders' Update (Oct 30)

Livestock

CowByte$ Ration Balancing Program - Barry Yaremcio at Alberta Agriculture explains how the program can benefit cattle producers (Call of the Land, Nov 25)
Feeding Systems and Profitability (Nov 18)
Manure Management Records (Nov 13)
Premises Identification Upgrades Online Registration (Nov 6)
Answering Questions on Traceability (Nov 5)
Traceability at FarmFair (Oct 30)
Alberta Beef Producer Zone Meetings (Oct 27)
Flock Talk (Oct 20)

Rural Services

Agriculture Financial Services Corporation Deadline (Nov 12)
Agriculture Grow It! (Nov 12)
Alberta Farm Safety Plan (Nov 4)
Growing Forward 2 at Agri-Trade (Nov 3)
Alberta Agriculture at Agri-Trade (Oct 24)
Farming Smarter Conference and Trade Show (Oct 24)
Centennial Celebrations of Agriculture Faculty at the University of Alberta (Oct 21)
The Agriculture Faculty at the University of Alberta Kicks off its Centennial Celebrations (Oct 20)

Soil/Water/Air

Evaluating Fertilizer Performance Claims (Nov 20)
Mighty Peace Watershed Alliance Hosting Webinars (Nov 17)
Renowned Groundcover and Soils Ecologist Visits Alberta (Oct 31)
Resources and Tools for Short Term Manure Storage (Oct 24)
Best Management Practices for Short Term Manure Storage (Oct 23)
Short Term Manure Storage (Oct 21)

Statistics

Western Canadian Cow-Calf Survey (Nov 18)
The Western Canadian Cow-Calf Survey (Nov 17)
Harvest Update (Oct 27)

Trade

Premier Prentice Reacts to WTO Ruling (Oct 22)

Food & Ag Processing

Export Events: United States (Nov 12)

Rural Services

Alberta FarmSafe Plan pilot in full swing (Sep 4)
Farm safety tips (Sep 4)
MacGyver must have trained on a farm (Sep 4)
Online directory launched to connect Albertans to farm safety services (Sep 4)
This will be your last newsletter... (Sep 4)
Working alone safely (Sep 4)

Business & Economics

Anti-SPAM Legislation in Effect (Sep 23)
Developing Customer Loyalty (Sep 23)
Upcoming Events (Sep 23)

Livestock

Egg Farmers of Alberta Announce Youth Development Program (Sep 23)

Food & Ag Processing

Mandatory Labelling Requirements for Mechanically Tenderized Beef - Effective August 21, 2014 (Sep 17)
National Meat Training Centre at Olds College Celebrates Grand Reopening (Sep 17)
Project Protein: Providing protein to food bank families across Southern Alberta (Sep 17)
Root Cause Analysis: 5 "Whys" (Sep 17)

Food Safety

Meet the new Director of the Meat Inspection Branch: Darlene Dittrich (Sep 17)
Meet the new Food Safety Policy and Extension Section Head: Jeannette Sarac (Sep 17)
New Funding Opportunity Available! (Sep 17)

Food & Ag Processing

Food News, October 2014 (Oct 14)
Food News, September 2014 (Sep 16)
Food News, August 2014 (Aug 5)
Food News, July 2014 (Jul 11)
Food News, June 2014 (Jun 11)

Business & Economics

Making decision-making easy (Oct 30)
Vegetable and Agritourism Field Day - Things Seen and Lessons Learned (Jun 27)
Alberta Direct Market Average Fruit and Vegetable Prices - 2013/2014 (May 30)

Crops

Disease of the Month - Bacterial Ring Rot (Oct 30)
Hort Morsels - Bits and Pieces - Hort Snacks - November 2014 (Oct 30)
Hort Snacks - November 2014 (Oct 30)
Insect of the Month - Woolly Elm Aphid / Woolly Apple Aphid (Oct 30)
Spotted Wing Drosophila Update and Management (Oct 30)
Things to Do / Things to Think About This Month - November 2015 (Oct 30)
Upcoming Conferences / Workshops (Oct 30)
Disease of the Month - Common Scab of Potato (Sep 30)

Diseases/Insects/ Pests

Disease of the Month - Powdery Mildew vs Downy Mildew (Aug 28)
Disease of the Month - Heat / Drought related Deformities (Jul 31)