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Crops

Common Plants of the Western Rangelands - Volume 3: Forbs (Feb 25)

Ag Engineering

Solar Energy Workshop (Mar 30)
Working Well Workshops (Jan 12)
Long-term Water Management Plans (Dec 15)
Farm Dugouts at Rolly View (Nov 17)
Dugout Construction Considerations (Oct 24)

Business & Economics

2014 Alberta Farmland Values (Apr 13)
Deciding on a Business Structure (Apr 13)
Getting Product to Market (Apr 13)
Social Media Tips (Apr 13)
Transition Tactics (Apr 13)
Cow-Calfenomics Recordings Now Available (Apr 7)
Determining Pasture Rental Rates (Apr 7)
Farmland Values Report Webinar (Apr 7)

Crops

Alberta Tame Pasture Scorecard (Apr 13)
Preparing for Seeding (Apr 13)
Seeding Timing (Apr 13)
Silage Varieties for Alberta (Apr 7)
Spring Termination of Hay Land (Apr 7)
Shelterbelt Planning and Design (Mar 23)
Varieties of Pulse Crops for Alberta (Mar 23)
New Factsheets and Research Papers at Foragebeef.ca (Mar 16)

Diseases/Insects/ Pests

Cereal Rusts Could be a Major Concern in 2015 (Apr 13)
Competition and Antibiosis (Mar 30)
Crop Protection 2015 (Mar 30)
How are Biocontrol Agents like James Bond? (Mar 30)
Wanted: Swede Midge Trap Managers (Mar 30)
Alberta's Elm Pruning Ban Starts April 1 (Mar 23)
Fumigating Grain Beetles (Mar 23)
What is IPM? (Mar 23)

Food & Ag Processing

Ingredients for Success (Apr 13)
Meat at NAIT (Mar 16)
Three Animated Videos on Food Allergens and Gluten (Mar 16)
Agri-food Opportunities in Brazil (Mar 2)
Social Licence in Agriculture (Feb 23)
Consumer-driven Product Development for Export Markets (Feb 9)
SAIT and Olds College Bring New Programs to Industry (Feb 9)
Canada-Korea Free Trade Agreement (Jan 12)

Food Safety

Safe Food Handling Webinar (Mar 30)
Food Safety from Farm to Fork (Nov 24)

Learning & 4H

2016 Nuffield Farming Scholarship Applications Open (Mar 9)
Canadian Agriculture Literacy Week (Feb 23)
Alberta Association of Agricultural Societies (Jan 19)
FCC Contributes $130,000 to 4-H Clubs (Jan 19)
4-H Branch Regional Summer Assistant Opportunities (Dec 1)
New Member Inducted into 4-H Alberta Hall of Fame (Oct 31)

Livestock

Canadian Livestock Transport Conference (Apr 7)
Young Guns Contest (Apr 7)
New Body Condition Scoring Resources (Mar 30)
Supplementing Pregnant Cows (Mar 30)
Alberta Lamb Producers 'Meet the Board' (Mar 16)
What is the Best Choice for Cattle Feed Supplementation? (Mar 16)
To Supplement or Not to Supplement (Mar 9)
Canadian Cow-calf Smartphone App Development Survey (Mar 2)

Rural Services

2015 Information Catalogue (Apr 7)
Canadian Food Championships Preferred Qualifier Event (Mar 23)
Develop a Safety Strategy for Working Alone on the Farm (Mar 16)
Hazard Assessment and Strategies for Working Alone on the Farm (Mar 16)
Red Deer River Watershed Alliance Spring Forum (Mar 16)
Keep Fatigue out of Farm Shift Work (Mar 9)
Move Farm Equipment Safely on Public Roads this Spring (Mar 9)
Alberta Observes Canadian Agricultural Safety Week March 15 - 21 (Mar 2)

Soil/Water/Air

Sniffer Dogs Lend a Nose to Mandatory Boat Inspections (Mar 23)
Mighty Peace Watershed Alliance Hosting Webinars (Nov 17)

Statistics

Report Highlights Canadian Agriculture Strength (Apr 13)

Trade

Doing Business in India (Feb 23)
Alberta Welcomes Delegation from Turkey (Dec 22)
Alberta Participates in India's Agro Tech Show (Dec 8)

Weather & Climate

Moisture Situation Update (March 31, 2015) (Apr 7)
Moisture Situation Update (Feb 17)
Moisture Situation Update (Jan 12)
Moisture Situation Update (Oct 24)

Business & Economics

Spring Price Endorsement (Apr 15)
Pricing Workshop (Apr 14)
2015 Farmland Values Report Webinar (Apr 13)
Cow-Calfenomics Session Available Online (Apr 13)
Weekly Livestock Market Summary (Apr 13)
Getting Into Farmers Markets Workshops (Apr 10)
Weekly Grains and Oilseeds Markets (Apr 10)
Pasture Rental Rates (Apr 9)

Crops

Cereals Canada New Crop Missions - Cam Dahl discusses the importance of farmers participating in trade missions (Call of the Land, Apr 17)
Preparation for Seeding - Keith Gabert highlights some things to do before seeding, like making sure your drill is ready (Call of the Land, Apr 17)
Risks of Seeding Too Early - Doon Pauly discusses some issues if you seed too early (Call of the Land, Apr 17)
Cereals Canada New Crop Missions (Apr 16)
Spring Application of Phosphorus (Apr 16)
Spring Termination of Hay Stands (Apr 16)
Spring Nitrogen Application (Apr 15)
Variety Registration System Streamlined (Apr 15)

Diseases/Insects/ Pests

Swede Midge Trap Managers Wanted (Apr 8)
Integrated Pest Management (Apr 2)
Integrated Pest Management (Apr 1)
Crop Protection 2015, the Blue Book, Now Available (Mar 31)
More Controls on Using Phostoxin (Mar 27)
Using Fumigants for Grain Beetle Control (Mar 26)
Glyphosate Resistant Weeds (Mar 19)

Food & Ag Processing

Mexico Trade Mission (Mar 16)

Learning & 4H

Young Guns Contest (Apr 13)
2016 Nuffield Farming Scholarship Applications Open (Mar 13)

Livestock

New Body Condition Scoring Resources (Apr 7)
Find out about Livestock Research (Mar 31)
Alberta Lamb Producers Meet the Board (Mar 30)
Importance of Balanced Rations (Mar 25)
To Supplement or not to Supplement (Mar 24)
Hay Quality (Mar 23)
Social Licence in Agriculture (Mar 19)
2015 Livestock Care Conference (Mar 11)

Rural Services

Alberta Human Ecology and Home Economics Association Turns 80 (Apr 9)
Alberta Agriculture Publications (Apr 2)
Alberta Agricultural Economics Association Visions Conference (Mar 27)
Alberta FarmSafe Plan (Mar 27)
Farm Safety Webinar (Mar 26)
Northlands Farm and Ranch Show (Mar 24)
Farming Smarter Tour to Germany (Mar 23)
Maintaining Your Farm Safety Plan (Mar 20)

Soil/Water/Air

Environmental Farm Plans (Apr 7)

Statistics

Strength of the Canadian Agriculture Industry (Apr 15)
Alberta Farmland Values (Apr 14)
Snapshot of Last Year's Growing Season (Apr 1)

Business & Economics

Agriculture and Rural Development minister comments on changes to the Canadian Wheat Board (Jan 19)
Alberta applauds South Korea's decision to reopen borders to Canadian beef (Jan 19)
Albertans named to Agricultural Products Marketing Council (Jan 19)

Learning & 4H

Albertan inducted into 4-H Hall of Fame (Jan 19)

Livestock

Alberta Lamb Producers share traceability project findings and technology with producers (Jan 15)

Ministry Information

Growing Forward 2 Agriculture Programs Launched in Alberta (Jan 19)

Rural Services

Alberta beef processor reduces environmental footprint and increases production capacity. (Feb 26)

Trade

Export Events: United States (Mar 9)

Rural Services

Carbon monoxide at the work site (Jan 23)
Cold-weather safety tips (Jan 23)
Risk management in winter conditions (Jan 23)
Shift work: getting enough sleep and physical activity (Jan 23)
Working in cold weather (Jan 23)

Business & Economics

Always Time to Learn New Tricks (Jan 13)
New Regulation Booklets Now Available Online (Jan 13)
Olds College Opens On-Campus Food Store (Jan 13)
Upcoming Events (Jan 13)
Explore Local Market Tour: The Greenmarkets of NYC (Dec 15)
Human resources help (Dec 15)
It's the law! (Dec 15)
Upcoming events (Dec 15)

Food & Ag Processing

Popular program expanded (Dec 15)
Tracking nutrition trends survey results (Dec 15)

Business & Economics

The Interactive Map is up and Running! (Dec 1)

Food & Ag Processing

CFIA Food Labelling Information Service in Alberta (Mar 2)
Canada-Alberta Job Grant (Mar 2)
Changes to the Meat Inspection Regulation: What has Changed and What is the Impact? (Mar 2)
Emergency Slaughter: What are the Options in Alberta? (Mar 2)
Five-Step Method for Cleaning and Sanitizing (Mar 2)
Food Safety and Lean Manufacuturing: What is the Connection? (Mar 2)
Alberta Agriculture is Conducting a Microbiological Baseline Survey on Beef Carcasses (Dec 1)
How to Control and Reduce E. coli O157:H7 in Meat Facilities (Dec 1)

Business & Economics

Awesome ideas in Direct Marketing (Feb 25)
Sizing it Right: Musings From the Canadian Greenhouse Conference (Dec 18)
Making decision-making easy (Oct 30)

Crops

Alberta Farm Fresh School 2015 - List of Topics and Speakers with Presentations (Apr 2)
Disease of the Month - Frost Injury (Apr 2)
Hort Morsels - Bits and Pieces - Hort Snacks - April 2015 (Apr 2)
Hort Snacks - April 2015 (Apr 2)
How are Biocontrol Agents Like James Bond (Apr 2)
Insect of the Month - Cabbage Maggots (Apr 2)
Things to Do / Things to Think About This Month - April 2015 (Apr 2)
Upcoming Conferences / Workshops (Apr 2)