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Ag Engineering

Non-engineered Concrete Liners for Manure Collection (Aug 24)
Lower Harvest Losses Start with a Drop Pan (Aug 10)
An Unseen Threat - Old, Unused Wells (Jul 10)
Farmers Target Increased Energy Efficiency (Jul 10)
Blue-Green Algae in Dugouts (Jun 22)
What's in Your Water? (Jun 22)
Solar Energy Workshop (Mar 30)

Business & Economics

How to Put on a Farm-to-Table Culinary Event (Aug 24)
On-farm Labour Strategies (Aug 24)
Alberta's Cattle Herd (Aug 17)
Feed and Hay Prices (Aug 17)
Managing Information/Genomics for Profit (Aug 17)
Rancher's Return Lite (Aug 10)
Resources to Help with Tax Relief for Livestock Producers (Aug 10)
Robert (Bob) L. Ross Scholarship Now Accepting Applications (Aug 10)

Crops

Check Your Elm Trees for Dutch Elm Disease Symptoms - The executive director of STOPDED says it is important to check all elm trees for symptoms of Dutch Elm Disease (Agri-News, Aug 31)
Crop Residue Management - Harry Brook looks at the importance of crop residue and how it is managed (Agri-News, Aug 31)
Getting Started in Horticulture - Dustin Morton discusses some of the resources that are available to newcomers (Agri-News, Aug 31)
Explore Horticulture (Aug 24)
New Category for Hay and Pasture Listings (Aug 24)
When to Cut Alfalfa (Aug 24)
Keep it Clean (Aug 17)
Managing Crops with Variable Growth Stages (Aug 17)

Diseases/Insects/ Pests

Dealing with Anthrax (Aug 24)
Field Crop and Forage Pests Guide Now Online (Jul 10)
When is it Too Late to Spray for Stripe Rust? (Jul 10)
Crop Disease Update (Jul 6)
Impact of Wildlife Survey Results (Jun 22)
Irrigation Water Control to Prevent Fusarium graminearum in Cereals (Jun 22)
Stripe Rust Update (Jun 22)
Encouraging Beneficial Insects (Jun 15)

Food & Ag Processing

Pricing: Moving from Farmers Market to Retail Sales (Aug 10)
Mission to Private Label Manufacturers Association's U.S. Tradeshow (Jul 27)
Pet Food Trends (Jul 27)
New Videos to Combine 4-H Canine Project and Pet Food (Jul 20)
Accelerating Food Innovation in Alberta (Jun 29)
Food News (Jun 29)
CFIA Looking for Input on the Safe Food for Canadians Act (Jun 8)
Report Shows Meat Available for Consumption is Declining (Jun 8)

Food Safety

Safe Food for Canadians Act Consultations (May 11)
Safe Food Handling Webinar (Mar 30)

Learning & 4H

Volunteers Needed for Western Regional Leaders' Forum 2017 (Aug 10)
4-H Canada Unveils New Logo (Jun 22)
The Original Grazing School for Women (May 11)
Award Deadline for Ag Students Approaching (May 4)
2016 Nuffield Farming Scholarship Applications Open (Mar 9)

Livestock

Ruminal Acidosis (Aug 17)
Using Pea Straw in Cattle Rations (Aug 10)
Understanding and Improving Feed Efficiency in Beef Cows (Aug 4)
Consider Becoming an ABP Delegate (Jul 20)
Call for Dairy Industry Achievement Award Nominations (Jul 10)
Feeding Management Particularly Important in a Dry Year (Jun 29)
Applications Open for 2016 BIISA Award (Jun 22)
International Symposium on Bison Health (Jun 8)

Rural Services

AFC Call for Nominations - The Agriculture and Food Council of Alberta (AFC) is looking to fill four seats on its board of directors (Agri-News, Aug 31)
Farm Families Honoured in Grande Prairie - Thirteen families received awards at the August 30 event (Agri-News, Aug 31)
Teaching Children about Agriculture - If you are looking for volunteer opportunities to teach children about agriculture, there are lots of option (Agri-News, Aug 31)
Farm Families Honoured in Lethbridge (Aug 24)
Move Equipment Safely on Public Roads This Harvest (Aug 24)
Augers and Grain Hazards (Aug 17)
Fill up on Fun at Alberta Open Farm Days (Aug 17)
Harvest Safety (Aug 10)

Soil/Water/Air

Watershed Alliance to Host Workshops on Water Quality - Preview of two upcoming Red Deer River Watershed Alliance workshops (Agri-News, Aug 31)
New Study Shows Economic Benefits of Irrigation in Alberta (Aug 17)
Reduced Rates for Water Pumping Program (Aug 10)
How to Manage a Water Well (Aug 4)
Lakeland College Completes Environmental Farm Plan (Aug 4)
CleanFARMS (Jul 20)
Environmental Farm Plan: New Director, New Directions (Jul 10)
Building Soil -- Creating Land (Part 2) (Jun 29)

Statistics

First Crop Forecasts from the USDA (May 11)
2015 Crop Reports (May 4)
Report Highlights Canadian Agriculture Strength (Apr 13)

Trade

Alberta Welcomes Buyers from Mexico and Colombia - Paola Zaragoza discusses a recent visit to Alberta by international buyers (Agri-News, Aug 31)
Alberta Participates in Mission to BIO World Congress (Aug 24)
Alberta Companies Make New Connections in South Korea (Jun 8)
Opportunity to Participate in Trade Mission to India (Jun 8)
WTO final ruling confirms U.S. COOL discriminates (May 19)
Alberta Meat Suppliers Participate in Japan's Meat Industry Fair (May 11)

Weather & Climate

Panel Looks for Agricultural Input on Climate Change Action Plan (Aug 24)
Moisture Situation Update - August 17, 2015 (Aug 17)
Moisture Situation Update - August 10, 2015 (Aug 10)
Review of Extremely Dry Period (April 1 to July 9th) (Jul 27)
Moisture Situation Update - July 20 (Jul 20)
Moisture Situation Update (June 23) (Jun 22)
Moisture Situation Update (June 13) (Jun 15)
Province-wide Fire Ban in Effect (May 25)

Ag Engineering

Securing Harvest Fuel Needs (Jul 31)

Business & Economics

Farm-to-Table Culinary Event - Colin Gosselin previews the upcoming bus tour (Call of the Land, Sep 1)
Business Management Skills Development Program - Stephanie Kosinski outlines the program and how producers can apply for it (Call of the Land, Aug 31)
Weekly Livestock Market Summary - The latest livestock market news with Herb Lock of FarmSense Marketing (Call of the Land, Aug 31)
Labour Webinar (Aug 26)
Using Supplements on Straw Bales (Aug 25)
Weekly Livestock Market Summary (Aug 24)
New Online Agriculture Program at Lethbridge College (Aug 20)
Weekly Livestock Market Summary (Aug 17)

Crops

Crop Residue Management - Harry Brook says what cultural practices you do now affect what you do in the spring (Call of the Land, Sep 1)
Getting Started in Horticulture - Dustin Morton offers suggestions on how newcomers can get involved (Call of the Land, Sep 1)
HortSnacks in the Field (Aug 26)
When to Cut Second Cut Alfalfa (Aug 26)
New Category for Hay and Pasture Listings (Aug 24)
Using Glyphosate and Desiccants (Aug 20)
Managing Fields with Variable Growth Stages (Aug 19)
When to Swath Canola (Aug 18)

Diseases/Insects/ Pests

Weekly Insect Situation Update (Aug 27)
Insect Update (Aug 20)
More on Beneficial Insects (Aug 12)
Beneficial Insects (Aug 11)
Weed Identification (Aug 10)
Weekly Insect Update (Aug 6)
Provincial Insect Update (Jul 30)
The Importance of Knowing Fusarium Species (Jul 24)

Food & Ag Processing

Trends in the Pet Food Industry (Aug 14)
Healthy and Enhanced Meat Research Program (Jul 29)

Learning & 4H

Ag Education Events (Aug 25)
Major 4-H Event Coming to Edmonton (Aug 13)

Livestock

Anthrax Reported in Alberta (Aug 27)
Researchers Establish a Western Canadian Cow-Calf Surveillance Network (Aug 27)
Cattle Feed Alternative (Aug 21)
Using Genetics and Genomics to Raise the Bar in Cattle Production (Aug 19)
Managing Information/Genomics for Profit Tour (Aug 18)
Using Canola in Cattle Feed (Aug 18)
Innovation and Research in Livestock Production (Aug 12)
Using Pea Straw in Cattle Rations (Aug 11)

Rural Services

Century Farm and Ranch Award (Aug 26)
Workshops on Cutting, Cooking and Optimizing Beef (Aug 25)
Open Farm Days (Aug 19)
New Requirement when Purchasing Livestock Medicines (Aug 12)
Alberta Open Farm Days (Aug 11)
Programs to Help Livestock Producers (Aug 10)
AFSC Programs for Producers (Aug 6)
Alberta Open Farm Days (Aug 4)

Soil/Water/Air

Agricultural Input on Climate Change Action Plan (Aug 28)
International Year of Soils (Aug 28)
Economic Impact of Irrigation on the Provincial Economy (Aug 21)

Statistics

Crop Report - A look at the crop conditions in Alberta as of August 25, 2015 (Call of the Land, Aug 31)
Weekly Grains and Oilseeds Market Summary (Aug 28)
Crop Conditions (Aug 24)
Weekly Grains and Oilseeds Markets (Aug 21)
Crop Conditions (Aug 17)
Livestock Market Report (Aug 10)
Grains and Oilseeds Market Report (Aug 7)

Business & Economics

May marks the return of farmers' markets (Jul 9)
More Albertans putting local food on their plates (Jul 9)
New Growing Forward framework will provide stability and long-term benefit for Alberta producers (Jul 9)
Western provinces support marketing freedom for grain farmers (Jul 9)

Ministry Information

Lloydminster Agriculture Office Officially Opens its Doors (Jul 9)
Minister to attend U.S. agriculture summit (Jul 9)
New website provides better information for Alberta's grain producers (Jul 9)
Western provinces support marketing choice for grain farmers (Jul 9)

Trade

Export Events: United States (Aug 11)

Business & Economics

Attention Non-Profits! (May 26)
Electronic Payment Options (May 26)
Need Farm Equipment? (May 26)
The Essentials of Pricing (May 26)
Upcoming Events (May 26)
Why You Should Consider Selling At A Farmers' Market (May 26)

Food & Ag Processing

It's the Law! (May 26)
Fly and Insect Season is Here: Things to consider to help reduce insect pest activity in and around your facility (Jun 24)
Meat Inspection Modernization - Shifting Focus: Future programs and activities (Jun 24)
Specified Risk Material (SRM) Requirements (Jun 24)

Food Safety

Alberta Pork Continues to Work Traceability (Jun 24)
Sanitation Reminder Quick Facts (Jun 24)
Industry Day 2015 Highlights Moderinization of Meat Inspection (May 15)

Rural Services

SAIT Butchery and Charcuterie Management Certificate (Jun 24)

Food & Ag Processing

Food News, August 2015 (Aug 20)
Food News, July 2015 (Jul 14)
Food News, June 2015 (Jun 16)
Food News, May 2015 (May 20)
Food News, March 2015 (Mar 12)

Business & Economics

Alberta Direct Market Average Fruit and Vegetable Prices - 2014/2015 (May 5)

Crops

Disease of the Month - Early Blight - Outline of the disease cycle, symptoms and management strategies for Early blight, which can affect tomatoes and potatoes (Hort Snacks, Aug 31)
End of Season Checklist for Managing Late Blight - Overview of the 2015 Late blight situation, as well as management strategies to minimize carryover of the disease in potato and tomato (Hort Snacks, Aug 31)
Hort Morsels - Bits and Pieces - Hort Snacks - September 2015 - Various odds and ends of information and articles of interest to horticultural producers from the September 2015 issue of Hort Snacks (Hort Snacks, Aug 31)
Hort Snacks - September 2015 - Introduction to the September 2015 issue of Hort Snacks, a newsletter with timely articles targeted at direct market horticulture production (Hort Snacks, Aug 31)
Insect of the Month - Spotted Wing Drosophila - Overview of the symptoms, life cycle and management strategies for Spotted Wing Drosophila, which can damage a number of fruit crops (Hort Snacks, Aug 31)
Lessons Learned at Hort Snacks in the Field / on Wheels - An overview of lessons learned at Hort Snacks in the Field and Hort Snacks on Wheels tours (Hort Snacks, Aug 31)
Spotted Wing Drosophila Update for Alberta - Overview of 2015 surveillance activities and results, as well as potential issues with SWD (Hort Snacks, Aug 31)
Things to Do / Things to Think About This Month - September 2015 - List of necessary tasks for horticultural producers to complete as ongoing maintenance for their fruit and vegetables during the month of September (Hort Snacks, Aug 31)

Diseases/Insects/ Pests

Disease of the Month - Tree Cankers (Jul 30)
Insect of the Month - Plant Deforming Insects (Jul 30)