More News      RSS News Feeds

Ag Engineering

Electric Fencing - A Grazing Management Tool (Jun 6)
Remote Pasture Water Systems for Livestock (May 26)
The Net-Zero Egg Barn has Arrived (Apr 18)
Working Well Program Update (Apr 18)
Working Well Workshops (Mar 28)
Alberta is Leading on Climate Change and Creating Jobs with Solar Power (Feb 8)
Well Water Quality in Alberta Survey - Seeking Participation (Feb 8)

Business & Economics

Farmers' Market Mobile App Upgrade (Jul 18)
Succession Planning (Jul 7)
Farmers' Market App (Jun 30)
Farm Receipts and Equipment Sales (Jun 23)
Knowing Your Businesses' Cost of Production (Jun 23)
Making the Grade Returns for a Second Year (Jun 23)
Speculators and the Futures Market (Jun 23)
Alberta Japan Office assists with Whisky Launch (Jun 16)

Crops

Grain Grading Changes (Jul 25)
Research Plots Tour (Jul 25)
Strawberry Varieties Field Day (Jul 25)
High Legume Pasture Project (Jul 18)
When Hay Won't Dry (Jul 18)
Keeping Boots in the Field (Jun 30)
Lacombe Field Day (Jun 30)
Alberta Range Plants and Their Classification (Jun 23)

Diseases/Insects/ Pests

Bees Make a Comeback, Beekeepers Look To the Future (Jul 7)
Elm Pruning Ban Continues until September 30 (Jul 7)
Stripe Rust and Wheat Streak Mosaic Virus (Jun 23)
63rd Annual Beekeepers' Field Day (Jun 6)
New Fusarium Video (Apr 11)
E-Blue Book Available (Mar 21)
Blue Book Available Now (Mar 14)
Blue Book Hot Off the Press (Mar 7)

Food & Ag Processing

Important Announcement for Exporters to South Korea (Jun 30)
Health Ingredients Japan (Jun 23)
Inroads at the Seoul Food Show (Jun 9)
Participate in SIAL Paris Exhibition (Jun 6)
Food Safety Regulatory Updates (May 26)
New Packaging Lines Help Family Meat Demand for Specialty Beef (May 26)
Trade Show in Delhi, India, a Success for Alberta Businesses (May 26)
Alberta Companies Exhibit at Show in Singapore (May 9)

Food Safety

Small Flock Biosecurity Workshop (Jun 9)
Public's Comments Wanted on Sustainability Indicators for Beef Operations (Feb 8)

Learning & 4H

4-H Pheasant Project (May 9)

Livestock

Nutrients for Cattle (Jul 25)
Shepherd Health Conference (Jul 7)
Sustainability and Safety of Farm Production Seminar (Jun 30)
ABP Environmental Stewardship Award Call for Nominations (Jun 23)
Canadian Beef Industry Conference (Jun 23)
Livestock Gentec Field Day (Jun 23)
Mixed Pastures and Bloat (Jun 16)
Verified Beef Production Plus Program Launched (Jun 16)

Rural Services

Farm Families Honoured in Fairview (Jul 25)
What Does this Letter Mean? The Language of Insolvency (Jul 25)
Ensure Safety while Baling (Jul 18)
Nuffield Canada 2017 Scholars (Jul 18)
Software Brings Barley Breeding Data Together (Jul 18)
Agriculture for Life Harvest Gala (Jul 7)
Bale Handling Safely (Jul 7)
On-Farm Solar PV Program Reopens (Jul 7)

Soil/Water/Air

Transboundary Water, Weeds and Stewardship Tour (Jul 25)
Dangers of Blue-Green Algae (Jul 18)
Whole Farm Water Planning Day (Jul 18)
Land Classification for Irrigation in Alberta (Jun 16)
Riparian Field Day (Jun 16)
Salinity Causes and Cures (Jun 16)
Bus Tour of the Headwaters (Jun 9)
Western Canada Unites in Fight Against Invasive Species (Jun 6)

Statistics

Agriculture Producers Shape Public Perception (Jul 7)
Census of Agriculture Survey Shorter, Benefits Alberta Farmers (Apr 18)
2016 Census of Agriculture on the Horizon (Apr 4)

Trade

Alberta Attends Natural Products Expo in California (Jul 25)
Private Label Manufacturers Association Tradeshow Opportunity (Jul 25)
New Exporters to Border States (Jul 18)
Taste of Canada Results (Jul 7)
Showcase Your Product Samples to Korean Importers (May 2)

Weather & Climate

Moisture Situation Update - July 19, 2016 (Jul 25)
Salvaging Hail Damaged Crops (Jul 18)
Moisture Situation Update - July 10 (Jul 7)
Moisture Situation Update - June 12, 2016 (Jun 9)
Moisture Situation Update - May 31, 2016 (May 26)
Moisture Situation Update - May 24, 2016 (May 20)
Moisture Situation Update - May 16, 2016 (May 13)
Moisture Situation Update - April 28 (May 2)

Business & Economics

Weekly Livestock Market Summary (Jul 25)
Weekly Grains and Oilseeds Market Summary (Jul 22)
Farmers' Market App Upgraded (Jul 20)
Woodlot Management (Jul 20)
Weekly Livestock Market Summary (Jul 18)
Weekly Grains and Oilseeds Market Summary. (Jul 15)
Crop Price Options (Jul 13)
Weekly Livestock Market Summary (Jul 11)

Crops

Regional Variety Trials - Janette McDonald discusses ARECA's role in regional variety trials and upcoming field days (Call of the Land, Jul 27)
Salvaging Hail Damaged Crops - Andrea Hanson cautions producers on how they salvage hail-damaged crops (Call of the Land, Jul 27)
Advanced Agronomic Practices Crop Tour - Sheri Strydhorst discusses Friday's crop tour at the Coaldale site (Call of the Land, Jul 26)
High Legume Pasture Project (Jul 22)
What to Do with Hay that Won't Dry (Jul 22)
Pulses at the Lacombe Field Day (Jul 21)
When Hay Won't Dry (Jul 21)
High Legume Pastures (Jul 20)

Diseases/Insects/ Pests

Disease Plot Hop - Jamie Puchinger has details of Farming Smarter's July 28 plot hop at Lethbridge (Call of the Land, Jul 26)
Insect Update (Jul 21)
Weekly Insect Update (Jul 14)
Weekly Insect Update (Jul 7)
Weekly Insect Update (Jun 30)
Wheat Streak Mosaic Virus and Stripe Rust (Jun 29)
Weekly Insect Update (Jun 23)
Dutch Elm Disease Awareness Week (Jun 20)

Food & Ag Processing

Meat Availability and Demand (Jul 19)
Health Ingredients Japan (Jun 27)

Livestock

Dangers of Blue-Green Algae (Jul 15)
Livestock Gentec Field Day (Jul 14)
Westerner Days (Jul 13)
Alberta Beef Producers Environmental Stewardship Award (Jun 29)
Pain Control and Prevention in Beef Cattle (Jun 28)
Reducing Bloat in Cattle (Jun 22)
Verified Beef Production Plus Program Launched (Jun 17)

Rural Services

Farm Families Honoured in Fairview - Eight farming and ranching families are being honoured in Fairview this week, with Century Farm and Ranch Awards (Call of the Land, Jul 26)
Understanding Terms like Insolvency and Receivership - Jeana Les talks about the language of insolvency as it relates to the oil and gas industry (Call of the Land, Jul 26)
Agriculture Ministers Wrap Up Meetings in Calgary (Jul 25)
Elk Velvet and Antler Showcase (Jul 19)
Transporting Bales Safely (Jul 13)
Baling Safety (Jul 12)
Record Number of Host Sites for Open Farm Days (Jul 11)
More on the On-Farm Solar PV Program (Jul 8)

Soil/Water/Air

ALUS - Alternative Land Use Services Projects - Rod Shaigec, mayor of Parkland County, discusses the success of ALUS projects in his constitutency (Call of the Land, Jul 27)
Salinity Causes and Cures (Jul 15)

Statistics

Crop Conditions (Jul 25)
Crop Conditions (Jul 18)
Crop Conditions (Jul 11)
Crop Conditions (Jul 4)
Crop Report (Jun 27)
Crop and Soil Moisture Conditions (Jun 20)

Rural Services

ATV safety on the farm (Mar 15)
Alberta observes Canadian Agricultural Safety Week March 13 - 19 (Mar 15)
Avoid spring-related farmer fatigue (Mar 15)
Spring power line safety tips (Mar 15)

Business & Economics

The Calgary Region Local Food Demand Study (Apr 1)
Upcoming Events (Apr 1)
Building better farmers' markets (Mar 4)
Coming soon... (Mar 4)
Farm and ranch workplace legislation (Mar 4)
Farm direct marketer videos now online! (Mar 4)
Upcoming Events (Mar 4)

Food & Ag Processing

IGD Retail Analysis for 2016 (Apr 1)

Food Safety

Control Measures to Help Minimize E. coli O157:H7 in your Meat Plant (Jul 7)
Growing Forward 2 Food Safety Systems Processor Program (Jul 7)
We are Here to Help (Jul 7)
Age Verification in Cattle and the Important Role it Has in Food Safety (Apr 18)

Food & Ag Processing

Food News, July 2016 (Jul 18)
Food News, June 2016 (Jun 13)
Food News, May 2016 (May 17)
Food News, April 2016 (Apr 13)
Food News, March 2016 (Mar 14)
Food News, February 2016 (Feb 12)

Business & Economics

Alberta Direct Market Average Fruit and Vegetable Prices - 2015/2016 (Mar 31)

Crops

Disease of the Month - Cherry Leaf Spot (Jun 21)
Hort Morsels - Bits and Pieces - Hort Snacks - July 2016 (Jun 21)
Hort Snacks - July 2016 (Jun 21)
Insect of the Month - Pear Slugs (Jun 21)
Things to Do / Things to Think About This Month - July 2016 (Jun 21)
Upcoming Conferences / Workshops (Jun 21)
Caterpillars and caterpillar-like larvae (May 30)
Disease of the Month - Late Blight (May 30)

Diseases/Insects/ Pests

Seasonal Pest Occurence for Fruit and Vegetable Pests (Jun 21)
Hort Pest Surveillance 2016 (Apr 28)